Duolun County

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Duolun County
多伦县
County
Duolun is located in Inner Mongolia
Duolun
Duolun
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 42°11′N 116°28′E / 42.183°N 116.467°E / 42.183; 116.467Coordinates: 42°11′N 116°28′E / 42.183°N 116.467°E / 42.183; 116.467
Country People's Republic of China
Region Inner Mongolia
League Xilingol
Area
 • Total 3,876 km2 (1,497 sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 027300
Area code(s) 0479
Website dlxzf.gov.cn

Duolun County (Mongolian: ᠳᠣᠯᠣᠨᠨᠤᠤᠷ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ Dolonnuur siyan; simplified Chinese: 多伦县; traditional Chinese: 多倫縣; pinyin: Duōlún Xiàn) is a county of Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Xilin Gol League.

Climate[edit]

Duolun County has a dry, monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwb), with bitterly cold and very dry winters, warm, humid summers, and strong winds, especially in spring. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −17.1 °C (1.2 °F) in January to 19.0 °C (66.2 °F) in July, with the annual mean at 2.36 °C (36.2 °F). The annual precipitation is 387 millimetres (15.2 in), with more than half of it falling in July and August alone. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 56% in July to 77% in January and February, sunshine is abundant year-round, with 3,036 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Climate data for Duolun County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −10
(14)
−5.6
(21.9)
2.3
(36.1)
12.1
(53.8)
19.3
(66.7)
23.3
(73.9)
25.2
(77.4)
23.7
(74.7)
18.6
(65.5)
11.2
(52.2)
1.0
(33.8)
−7.2
(19)
9.5
(49.1)
Average low °C (°F) −22.6
(−8.7)
−19.5
(−3.1)
−11.3
(11.7)
−2.4
(27.7)
3.9
(39)
9.3
(48.7)
13.1
(55.6)
11.2
(52.2)
4.5
(40.1)
−2.8
(27)
−11.5
(11.3)
−19
(−2)
−3.9
(24.9)
Precipitation mm (inches) 1.8
(0.071)
2.6
(0.102)
6.5
(0.256)
12.8
(0.504)
29.5
(1.161)
64.1
(2.524)
102.4
(4.031)
98.3
(3.87)
44.4
(1.748)
17.1
(0.673)
5.5
(0.217)
1.5
(0.059)
386.5
(15.216)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.8 3.0 4.7 4.8 7.9 12.1 15.3 12.8 9.1 6.0 3.9 2.7 85.1
 % humidity 68 64 54 43 46 59 72 74 66 57 62 67 61.0
Mean monthly sunshine hours 223.8 227.3 275.8 279.2 306.9 281.3 256.5 254.9 251.3 251.0 217.0 211.3 3,036.3
Percent possible sunshine 77 77 75 70 68 62 56 59 67 73 74 75 69
Source: China Meteorological Administration

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