Liangping County

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Liangping County
梁平县
County
Liangping County in Chongqing
Liangping County in Chongqing
Liangping is located in Chongqing
Liangping
Liangping
Location of the seat in Liangping
Coordinates: 30°40′27″N 107°48′08″E / 30.67417°N 107.80222°E / 30.67417; 107.80222
Country People's Republic of China
Municipality Chongqing
Area
 • Total 1,890 km2 (730 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 880,000
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Liangping County (simplified Chinese: 梁平县; traditional Chinese: 梁平縣; pinyin: Liángpíng Xiàn), formerly Liangshan County (梁山县), is a county in the north of Chongqing Municipality, People's Republic of China.

Climate[edit]

Liangping County has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa), with four distinct seasons and ample rainfall: winters are short, mild, and comparatively dry, while summers are long, hot, and humid. Monthly daily average temperatures range from 5.7 °C (42.3 °F) in January to around 27 °C (80.6 °F) in July and August, with August being slightly warmer. The diurnal temperature variation is 7.15 °C (12.9 °F) and is especially small during winter. Around 71% of the annual precipitation falls from May to September.

Climate data for Liangping County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 8.6
(47.5)
10.8
(51.4)
15.3
(59.5)
21.3
(70.3)
25.6
(78.1)
28.1
(82.6)
31.4
(88.5)
32.1
(89.8)
26.6
(79.9)
21.0
(69.8)
15.7
(60.3)
10.2
(50.4)
20.6
(69.0)
Average low °C (°F) 3.3
(37.9)
4.8
(40.6)
8.3
(46.9)
13.1
(55.6)
17.3
(63.1)
20.4
(68.7)
23.0
(73.4)
22.6
(72.7)
19.1
(66.4)
14.4
(57.9)
9.6
(49.3)
5.0
(41)
13.4
(56.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 17.8
(0.701)
17.8
(0.701)
49.4
(1.945)
109.4
(4.307)
163.3
(6.429)
205.2
(8.079)
211.8
(8.339)
153.1
(6.028)
179.1
(7.051)
109.1
(4.295)
52.1
(2.051)
23.6
(0.929)
1,291.7
(50.855)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 9.6 9.2 12.3 14.7 15.7 15.5 13.1 11.5 14.1 14.3 11.6 10.2 151.8
Source: Weather China

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