Xingwen County

Xingwen County (simplified Chinese: 兴文县; traditional Chinese: 興文縣; pinyin: Xīngwén Xiàn) is a county in Yibin, Sichuan, China. It is located in the southern part of Sichuan province and borders Yunnan and Guizhou provinces. It has become known for its Geopark,[1] Xingwen Stoneforest, a Karst landscape.[2]

Xingwen County
兴文县
Location of Xingwen County (red) within Yibin City (yellow) and Sichuan
Location of Xingwen County (red) within Yibin City (yellow) and Sichuan
Coordinates: 28°18′13″N 105°14′11″E / 28.3036°N 105.2363°E / 28.3036; 105.2363Coordinates: 28°18′13″N 105°14′11″E / 28.3036°N 105.2363°E / 28.3036; 105.2363
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceSichuan
Prefecture-level cityYibin
Area
 • Total1,373 km2 (530 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Ethnic townships in South Sichuan: Yibin and Luzhou. Light green -Yi. Blue - miao.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Xingwen (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 20.7
(69.3)
27.4
(81.3)
34.8
(94.6)
35.3
(95.5)
39.8
(103.6)
39.7
(103.5)
40.9
(105.6)
42.7
(108.9)
41.4
(106.5)
34.9
(94.8)
27.8
(82.0)
21.1
(70.0)
42.7
(108.9)
Average high °C (°F) 10.4
(50.7)
13.2
(55.8)
17.9
(64.2)
23.6
(74.5)
27.2
(81.0)
29.2
(84.6)
32.4
(90.3)
32.2
(90.0)
27.8
(82.0)
21.2
(70.2)
17.4
(63.3)
11.9
(53.4)
22.0
(71.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.6
(45.7)
9.9
(49.8)
13.6
(56.5)
18.6
(65.5)
22.1
(71.8)
24.4
(75.9)
27.1
(80.8)
26.7
(80.1)
23.1
(73.6)
17.9
(64.2)
13.9
(57.0)
9.1
(48.4)
17.8
(64.1)
Average low °C (°F) 5.8
(42.4)
7.6
(45.7)
10.8
(51.4)
15.1
(59.2)
18.4
(65.1)
21.0
(69.8)
23.4
(74.1)
23.0
(73.4)
20.0
(68.0)
15.7
(60.3)
11.6
(52.9)
7.3
(45.1)
15.0
(58.9)
Record low °C (°F) −0.8
(30.6)
0.0
(32.0)
3.2
(37.8)
6.0
(42.8)
10.1
(50.2)
15.0
(59.0)
17.4
(63.3)
18.0
(64.4)
13.1
(55.6)
8.2
(46.8)
1.8
(35.2)
−1.6
(29.1)
−1.6
(29.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 33.8
(1.33)
37.7
(1.48)
52.9
(2.08)
79.2
(3.12)
132.6
(5.22)
155.4
(6.12)
210.8
(8.30)
178.5
(7.03)
115.4
(4.54)
82.4
(3.24)
49.8
(1.96)
32.8
(1.29)
1,161.3
(45.71)
Average relative humidity (%) 85 82 79 76 76 81 80 78 82 87 85 86 81
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

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