Qin County or Qinxian (simplified Chinese: 沁县; traditional Chinese: 沁縣; pinyin: Qìn Xiàn) is a county in the southeast-central part of Shanxi province, China. It is under the administration of Changzhi city.

Qin County
沁县
Qin County in Changzhi
Qin County in Changzhi
Changzhi in Shanxi
Changzhi in Shanxi
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceShanxi
Prefecture-level cityChangzhi
Area
 • Total1,321 km2 (510 sq mi)
Population
 (2020[1])
138,578
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

It comprises the towns of Dingchang (定昌镇), Guocun (郭村镇), Guxian (故县镇), Xindian (新店镇), Zhangyuan (漳源镇), and Cecun (册村镇) and the townships of Duanliu (段柳乡), Songcun (松村乡), Cicun (次村乡), Niusi (牛寺乡), Nanli (南里乡), Nanquan (南泉乡), and Yang'an (杨安乡).

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Qinxian (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 15.5
(59.9)
21.7
(71.1)
29.2
(84.6)
35.4
(95.7)
37.0
(98.6)
37.8
(100.0)
37.1
(98.8)
34.7
(94.5)
33.9
(93.0)
28.5
(83.3)
25.6
(78.1)
17.1
(62.8)
37.8
(100.0)
Average high °C (°F) 2.5
(36.5)
5.7
(42.3)
11.5
(52.7)
19.6
(67.3)
24.7
(76.5)
28.0
(82.4)
28.7
(83.7)
27.0
(80.6)
22.7
(72.9)
17.4
(63.3)
10.3
(50.5)
3.8
(38.8)
16.8
(62.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) −6.3
(20.7)
−2.3
(27.9)
3.8
(38.8)
11.8
(53.2)
17.3
(63.1)
21.0
(69.8)
22.7
(72.9)
21.0
(69.8)
15.9
(60.6)
9.5
(49.1)
2.1
(35.8)
−4.5
(23.9)
9.3
(48.8)
Average low °C (°F) −12.5
(9.5)
−8.3
(17.1)
−2.4
(27.7)
4.3
(39.7)
9.8
(49.6)
14.2
(57.6)
17.6
(63.7)
16.3
(61.3)
10.7
(51.3)
3.6
(38.5)
−3.7
(25.3)
−10.1
(13.8)
3.3
(37.9)
Record low °C (°F) −25.6
(−14.1)
−26.1
(−15.0)
−16.1
(3.0)
−7.2
(19.0)
−1.7
(28.9)
5.1
(41.2)
10.4
(50.7)
8.2
(46.8)
−0.6
(30.9)
−8.1
(17.4)
−19.5
(−3.1)
−26.0
(−14.8)
−26.1
(−15.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4.3
(0.17)
7.5
(0.30)
15.8
(0.62)
24.1
(0.95)
46.8
(1.84)
66.7
(2.63)
127.4
(5.02)
131.6
(5.18)
69.3
(2.73)
33.1
(1.30)
14.8
(0.58)
3.6
(0.14)
545
(21.46)
Average relative humidity (%) 57 56 53 49 55 63 75 79 78 70 64 60 63
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shānxī: Prefectures, Cities, Districts and Counties
  2. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 24 November 2022.

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Coordinates: 36°45′23″N 112°41′50″E / 36.75639°N 112.69722°E / 36.75639; 112.69722