Syria

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Syria

Official name:Syrian Arab Republic
Capital:Damascus
Area:total: 185,180 sq km
note: includes 1,295 sq km of Israeli-occupied territory
water: 1,130 sq km
land: 184,050 sq km
Climate:mostly desert; hot, dry, sunny summers (June to August) and mild, rainy winters (December to February) along coast; cold weather with snow or sleet periodically in Damascus
Location:Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey
Geographic coordinates:35 00 N, 38 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly larger than North Dakota
Land boundaries:total: 2,253 km
border countries: Iraq 605 km, Israel 76 km, Jordan 375 km, Lebanon 375 km, Turkey 822 km
Coastline:193 km
Terrain:primarily semiarid and desert plateau; narrow coastal plain; mountains in west
Elevation extremes:lowest point: unnamed location near Lake Tiberias -200 m
highest point: Mount Hermon 2,814 m

Map of Syria

Map of Syria

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