Huade County

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Huade County
化德县
County
Huade is located in Inner Mongolia
Huade
Huade
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 41°54′N 114°01′E / 41.900°N 114.017°E / 41.900; 114.017Coordinates: 41°54′N 114°01′E / 41.900°N 114.017°E / 41.900; 114.017
Country People's Republic of China
Region Inner Mongolia
Prefecture-level city Ulaan Chab
Elevation 1,464 m (4,803 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Huade (Mongolian: ᠬᠤᠸᠠᠳᠧ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ Quvadė siyan; Chinese: 化德; pinyin: Huàdé) is a county of central Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China, bordering Hebei province to the southeast, Xilin Gol League to the northeast, and Shangdu County to the west. It is under the administration of Ulaan Chab city.

Climate[edit]

Huade has a monsoon-influenced, continental semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk), with very cold and dry winters, hot, somewhat humid summers, and strong winds, especially in spring. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −13.7 °C (7.3 °F) in January to 22.3 °C (72.1 °F) in July, with the annual mean at 5.28 °C (41.5 °F). The annual precipitation is 200 millimetres (7.87 in), with more than half of it falling in July and August alone. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 60% in July to 75% in January and October, sunshine is abundant year-round, and there are 3,077 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Climate data for Huade County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −9.2
(15.4)
−5.3
(22.5)
2.0
(35.6)
11.4
(52.5)
18.6
(65.5)
23.0
(73.4)
24.8
(76.6)
23.0
(73.4)
17.8
(64)
10.3
(50.5)
0.6
(33.1)
−6.8
(19.8)
9.2
(48.5)
Average low °C (°F) −19.9
(−3.8)
−16.9
(1.6)
−10.2
(13.6)
−1.8
(28.8)
5.2
(41.4)
10.5
(50.9)
13.6
(56.5)
12.0
(53.6)
5.8
(42.4)
−1.6
(29.1)
−10.6
(12.9)
−17.4
(0.7)
−2.6
(27.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 1.5
(0.059)
2.4
(0.094)
5.4
(0.213)
11.1
(0.437)
27.5
(1.083)
49.2
(1.937)
99.0
(3.898)
69.2
(2.724)
34.0
(1.339)
15.3
(0.602)
4.4
(0.173)
1.6
(0.063)
320.6
(12.622)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.8 3.4 5.1 4.2 7.8 11.5 14.9 12.5 9.2 5.5 4.6 3.1 84.6
 % humidity 67 61 49 37 39 50 65 67 57 52 59 65 55.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 220.1 220.2 266.3 277.4 307.5 298.7 278.0 265.6 258.8 256.0 217.3 211.0 3,076.9
Percent possible sunshine 75 74 72 70 69 66 60 62 69 75 74 74 69
Source: China Meteorological Administration

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