Huimin County

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Huimin County
惠民县
County
Huimin is located in Shandong
Huimin
Huimin
Location in Shandong
Coordinates: 37°29′N 117°31′E / 37.483°N 117.517°E / 37.483; 117.517Coordinates: 37°29′N 117°31′E / 37.483°N 117.517°E / 37.483; 117.517
Country People's Republic of China
Province Shandong
Prefecture-level city Binzhou
Township-level divisions 3 subdistricts
12 towns
County seat Sunwu Subdistrict (孙武街道)
Elevation 12 m (41 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 251700
Area code(s) 0543
Website huimin.gov.cn

Huimin County (simplified Chinese: 惠民县; traditional Chinese: 惠民縣; pinyin: Huìmín Xiàn) is a county of northwestern Shandong province, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Binzhou City.

The population in 1999 was 620,335.[1]

Geography and climate[edit]

Huimin County has a monsoon-influenced, humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa), with hot, humid summers, and cold, very dry winters. The monthly 24-hour average temperatures ranges from −3.3 °C (26.1 °F) in January to 26.5 °C (79.7 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 12.55 °C (54.6 °F). A majority of the annual precipitation occurs in July and August alone. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 47% in July to 63% in October, the county receives 2,563 hours of bright sunshine annually, sunshine is abundant except during the summer months.

Climate data for Huimin County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2.7
(36.9)
5.8
(42.4)
12.3
(54.1)
20.6
(69.1)
26.1
(79)
30.8
(87.4)
31.4
(88.5)
30.0
(86)
26.3
(79.3)
20.3
(68.5)
11.9
(53.4)
4.8
(40.6)
18.6
(65.4)
Average low °C (°F) −7.7
(18.1)
−5.4
(22.3)
0.5
(32.9)
7.9
(46.2)
13.6
(56.5)
18.8
(65.8)
22.2
(72)
21.1
(70)
15.1
(59.2)
8.5
(47.3)
0.8
(33.4)
−5.2
(22.6)
7.5
(45.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 4.2
(0.165)
7.7
(0.303)
10.1
(0.398)
23.1
(0.909)
39.3
(1.547)
70.3
(2.768)
184.3
(7.256)
135.4
(5.331)
44.0
(1.732)
31.9
(1.256)
13.5
(0.531)
4.8
(0.189)
568.6
(22.385)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.2 2.8 3.6 5.1 5.6 7.3 12.3 9.4 6.2 4.9 4.1 2.4 65.9
 % humidity 62 58 57 56 61 64 79 82 75 70 67 65 66.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours 177.6 172.7 212.4 240.2 270.3 253.7 210.8 222.4 230.7 218.8 180.4 173.0 2,563
Percent possible sunshine 58 57 58 61 62 58 47 53 62 63 59 58 58
Source: China Meteorological Administration

Administrative divisions[edit]

There are three subdistricts and 12 towns in the county:[2]

Subdistricts:

Towns:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  2. ^ "2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:惠民县" (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2013-02-16. 

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