Jarud Banner

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Jarud Banner
扎鲁特旗
Banner
Jarud is located in Inner Mongolia
Jarud
Jarud
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 44°33′N 120°55′E / 44.550°N 120.917°E / 44.550; 120.917Coordinates: 44°33′N 120°55′E / 44.550°N 120.917°E / 44.550; 120.917
Country People's Republic of China
Region Inner Mongolia
Prefecture-level city Tongliao
Elevation 264 m (866 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Jarud Banner (Mongolian: ᠵᠠᠷᠤᠳ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ Jarud qosiɣu; simplified Chinese: 扎鲁特旗; traditional Chinese: 扎魯特旗; pinyin: Zālǔtè Qí) is a banner of eastern Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Tongliao City, 150 kilometres (93 mi), and the China National Highway 304 passes through the area.

Climate[edit]

Jarud Banner 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 −12.6 °C (9.3 °F) in January to 23.9 °C (75.0 °F) in July, with the annual mean at 6.58 °C (43.8 °F). The annual precipitation is 383 millimetres (15.1 in), with more than half of it falling in July and August alone. There are 2,883 hours of bright sunshine annually, with each of the winter months having over two-thirds of the possible total, and this percentage falling to 54 in July.

Climate data for Jarud Banner (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −6.4
(20.5)
−2.3
(27.9)
5.4
(41.7)
15.7
(60.3)
23.3
(73.9)
27.4
(81.3)
29.3
(84.7)
27.9
(82.2)
22.6
(72.7)
14.2
(57.6)
3.3
(37.9)
−4.3
(24.3)
13.01
(55.42)
Average low °C (°F) −17.2
(1)
−14.1
(6.6)
−7.2
(19)
1.9
(35.4)
9.5
(49.1)
15.4
(59.7)
18.9
(66)
16.7
(62.1)
9.6
(49.3)
1.3
(34.3)
−8
(18)
−14.6
(5.7)
1.02
(33.84)
Precipitation mm (inches) 0.7
(0.028)
1.1
(0.043)
4.0
(0.157)
10.9
(0.429)
26.9
(1.059)
74.3
(2.925)
134.7
(5.303)
82.0
(3.228)
28.7
(1.13)
14.5
(0.571)
3.4
(0.134)
1.3
(0.051)
382.5
(15.058)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 1.3 1.3 2.5 3.3 6.2 12.2 12.7 10.7 6.6 3.8 2.0 1.6 64.2
 % humidity 45 40 37 34 39 56 68 68 57 47 47 47 48.8
Mean monthly sunshine hours 205.1 213.7 263.2 260.5 282.2 262.1 253.3 262.2 254.0 240.3 198.4 187.9 2,882.9
Percent possible sunshine 72 73 72 65 62 57 54 61 68 71 69 69 65
Source: China Meteorological Administration

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