Urad Front Banner

Urad Qianqi (Mongolian: ᠤᠷᠠᠳ ᠤᠨ ᠡᠮᠦᠨᠡᠳᠦ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ Урадын Өмнөд Хошуу Urad-un Emünedü Qosiɣu; simplified Chinese: 乌拉特前旗; traditional Chinese: 烏拉特前旗; pinyin: Wūlātè Qián Qí) is a banner of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China. It is located in the west of the region, situated on the northern (left) bank of the Yellow River, on the Ordos Loop, and in between the cities of Bayan Nur and Baotou. Administratively, it is part of Bayan Nur City, and has a total area of 7,476 square kilometres (2,886 sq mi) and in 2020 had 257,826 inhabitants. Its seat is the town of Mona-uul (乌拉山). Other towns include Dashetai (Tashetai) (大佘太).[2]

Urad Qianqi
乌拉特前旗 · ᠤᠷᠠᠳ ᠤᠨ ᠡᠮᠦᠨᠡᠳᠦ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ
Urad Qianqi in Bayannur
Urad Qianqi in Bayannur
Bayannur in Inner Mongolia
Bayannur in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 40°44′13″N 108°39′07″E / 40.737°N 108.652°E / 40.737; 108.652Coordinates: 40°44′13″N 108°39′07″E / 40.737°N 108.652°E / 40.737; 108.652
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceInner Mongolia
Prefecture-level cityBayannur
Area
 • Total7,460 km2 (2,880 sq mi)
Population
 (2020[1])
 • Total257,826
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Map including part of modern-day Urad Front Banner (AMS, 1963)

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Urad Front Banner (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 7.1
(44.8)
17.7
(63.9)
23.9
(75.0)
32.9
(91.2)
36.0
(96.8)
39.7
(103.5)
40.0
(104.0)
36.5
(97.7)
36.0
(96.8)
27.8
(82.0)
20.9
(69.6)
10.7
(51.3)
40.0
(104.0)
Average high °C (°F) −3.8
(25.2)
1.3
(34.3)
8.6
(47.5)
17.6
(63.7)
24.5
(76.1)
28.9
(84.0)
30.4
(86.7)
28.0
(82.4)
23.2
(73.8)
15.7
(60.3)
5.7
(42.3)
−2.0
(28.4)
14.8
(58.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) −10.2
(13.6)
−5.6
(21.9)
1.7
(35.1)
10.5
(50.9)
17.7
(63.9)
22.6
(72.7)
24.5
(76.1)
22.2
(72.0)
16.6
(61.9)
8.9
(48.0)
−0.5
(31.1)
−7.7
(18.1)
8.4
(47.1)
Average low °C (°F) −15.3
(4.5)
−11.2
(11.8)
−4.0
(24.8)
4.0
(39.2)
10.9
(51.6)
16.2
(61.2)
18.8
(65.8)
16.9
(62.4)
11.1
(52.0)
3.5
(38.3)
−5.0
(23.0)
−12.2
(10.0)
2.8
(37.1)
Record low °C (°F) −30.5
(−22.9)
−27.8
(−18.0)
−22.3
(−8.1)
−9.5
(14.9)
−3.3
(26.1)
4.1
(39.4)
10.5
(50.9)
7.6
(45.7)
−1.3
(29.7)
−9.7
(14.5)
−21.6
(−6.9)
−26.1
(−15.0)
−30.5
(−22.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 1.1
(0.04)
2.2
(0.09)
5.7
(0.22)
5.5
(0.22)
18.2
(0.72)
23.6
(0.93)
56.8
(2.24)
58.7
(2.31)
30.5
(1.20)
11.2
(0.44)
1.7
(0.07)
1.1
(0.04)
216.3
(8.52)
Average relative humidity (%) 54 47 40 34 36 42 53 58 55 52 52 54 48
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Inner Mongolia: Prefectures, Cities, Districts and Counties
  2. ^ "2018年统计用区划代码".
  3. ^ 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.