Heishan County

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Heishan County
黑山县
County
Location in Jinzhou City
Location in Jinzhou City
Heishan is located in Liaoning
Heishan
Heishan
Location of the seat in Liaoning
Coordinates: 41°42′N 122°07′E / 41.700°N 122.117°E / 41.700; 122.117Coordinates: 41°42′N 122°07′E / 41.700°N 122.117°E / 41.700; 122.117
Country People's Republic of China
Province Liaoning
Prefecture-level city Jinzhou
Elevation 23 m (74 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 121400
Area code(s) 0416

Heishan (Chinese: 黑山; pinyin: Hēishān; literally: "black mountain") is a county of north-central Liaoning, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration and occupies the northeastern corner of Jinzhou City.

Administrative divisions[2][edit]

There are 17 towns, 6 townships, and 2 ethnic townships in the county.

Towns:

Townships:

Climate[edit]

Heishan has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa), characterised by hot, humid summers and long, cold and windy, but dry winters. The four seasons here are distinctive. A majority of the annual rainfall of 571 mm (22.5 in) occurs in July and August alone. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −10.0 °C (14.0 °F) in January to 24.0 °C (75.2 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 8.32 °C (47.0 °F). The frost-free period lasts an average 160 days.

Climate data for Heishan County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −3.9
(25)
0.0
(32)
7.3
(45.1)
16.4
(61.5)
23.1
(73.6)
27.0
(80.6)
28.4
(83.1)
28.1
(82.6)
24.0
(75.2)
16.3
(61.3)
6.2
(43.2)
−1.2
(29.8)
14.3
(57.8)
Average low °C (°F) −15.2
(4.6)
−11.9
(10.6)
−5
(23)
3.4
(38.1)
10.6
(51.1)
16.3
(61.3)
20.1
(68.2)
18.7
(65.7)
11.8
(53.2)
4.2
(39.6)
−4.6
(23.7)
−11.9
(10.6)
3.0
(37.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2.6
(0.102)
2.3
(0.091)
9.6
(0.378)
30.5
(1.201)
45.5
(1.791)
82.8
(3.26)
159.4
(6.276)
130.1
(5.122)
66.0
(2.598)
27.7
(1.091)
11.5
(0.453)
3.2
(0.126)
571.2
(22.489)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 1.8 1.9 3.4 6.3 7.8 11.1 11.7 10.1 6.8 4.9 2.9 1.9 70.6
Source: Weather China

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