According to the meteorological agency, Mongolia already recorded 26-55 mm of rainfall on 1-15 June, resulting in flooding in Ulaanbaatar and the northern provinces. More rainy days are expected later in June.
However, temperatures are expected to be hotter than average in the next months.
Mongolia has an extreme continental climate. The Gobi desert in southern Mongolia can reach 40 degrees Celsius (104°Fahrenheit) in summer and can fall to minus 40 degrees Celsius (-40°Fahrenheit) in winter. The winter period is long with cold temperatures, whilst the summer is hot but short.
In Mongolia there are 250 sunny days a year, often with clear cloudless skies.