According to allcitycodes, Iran is a country located in the Middle East with a predominantly arid climate. The average temperature in Iran ranges between 14°C (57°F) and 25°C (77°F), with hot summers and cold winters. The highest recorded temperature was 52.8°C (127°F) at Bandar Mahshahr while the lowest was -32.2°C (-26°F) at Ab-e Garm. Rainfall is generally low across Iran with most areas receiving less than 200mm per year. Areas such as the Caspian region can receive up to 1000mm of rain annually while other areas such as Khuzestan may receive as little as 50mm. Snowfall is more common in higher elevations such as the Alborz Mountains, which can receive up to 1m of snow each winter. Iran is prone to extreme weather events such as floods, dust storms, thunderstorms, hail storms, heat waves, cold waves, and sandstorms. These events can cause significant disruption to daily life as well as damage property and infrastructure. Earthquakes are also common due to Iran’s location on several major fault lines. Check payhelpcenter for Iran in 2008.