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East Ujimqin Banner
东乌珠穆沁旗
Banner
East Ujimqin is located in Inner Mongolia
East Ujimqin
East Ujimqin
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 45°31′N 116°58′E / 45.517°N 116.967°E / 45.517; 116.967Coordinates: 45°31′N 116°58′E / 45.517°N 116.967°E / 45.517; 116.967
Country People's Republic of China
Region Inner Mongolia
League Xilin Gol
Area
 • Total 54,545 km2 (21,060 sq mi)
Elevation 839 m (2,753 ft)
Population
 • Total 60,000
 • Density 1.1/km2 (2.8/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 026300
Website http://www.dwq.gov.cn/

East Ujimqin Banner (Mongolian: ᠵᠡᠭᠦᠨ ᠤᠵᠤᠮᠤᠴᠢᠨ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ Jegün Ujumučin qosiɣu; simplified Chinese: 东乌珠穆沁旗; traditional Chinese: 東烏珠穆沁旗; pinyin: Dōng Wūzhūmùqìn Qí) is a banner in the northeast of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Xilin Gol League.

Geography and climate[edit]

East Ujimqin features a cold semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk), marked by long, cold and very dry winters, hot, somewhat humid summers, and strong winds, especially in spring. The monthly daily mean temperature in January, the coldest month, is −20.8 °C (−5.4 °F), and in July, the warmest month, 21.1 °C (70.0 °F), with the annual mean at 1.38 °C (34.5 °F). The annual precipitation is approximately 260 millimetres (10.2 in), with more than half of it falling in July and August alone. Due to the aridity and elevation, diurnal temperature variation often exceeds 15 °C (27 °F) in spring, averaging 13.7 °C (24.7 °F) annually. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 59% in July to 76% in February, sunshine is abundant year-round, with an annual total of 3,006 hours.

Climate data for East Ujimqin (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −14
(7)
−9.3
(15.3)
0.0
(32)
12.0
(53.6)
20.0
(68)
25.2
(77.4)
27.5
(81.5)
25.7
(78.3)
19.3
(66.7)
10.2
(50.4)
−2
(28)
−11
(12)
8.6
(47.5)
Average low °C (°F) −26.3
(−15.3)
−23.5
(−10.3)
−14.4
(6.1)
−3.7
(25.3)
3.9
(39)
10.9
(51.6)
14.9
(58.8)
12.8
(55)
5.1
(41.2)
−3.9
(25)
−14.4
(6.1)
−22.5
(−8.5)
−5.1
(22.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 1.5
(0.059)
1.8
(0.071)
4.1
(0.161)
6.5
(0.256)
17.5
(0.689)
39.9
(1.571)
81.6
(3.213)
59.9
(2.358)
27.1
(1.067)
11.6
(0.457)
4.2
(0.165)
3.0
(0.118)
258.7
(10.185)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 3.6 3.4 3.8 3.8 6.1 11.6 13.8 12.6 8.1 4.7 4.5 4.4 80.4
 % humidity 72 70 58 40 39 52 62 64 59 55 64 71 58.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 204.2 220.9 274.5 277.5 301.2 286.2 279.9 278.6 256.9 238.1 201.3 186.8 3,006.1
Percent possible sunshine 73 76 75 69 66 62 59 64 69 70 70 69 68
Source: China Meteorological Administration

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