Linxi County, Inner Mongolia

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Linxi County
林西县
County
Linxi is located in Inner Mongolia
Linxi
Linxi
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 43°37′N 118°04′E / 43.617°N 118.067°E / 43.617; 118.067Coordinates: 43°37′N 118°04′E / 43.617°N 118.067°E / 43.617; 118.067
Country People's Republic of China
Province Inner Mongolia
Prefecture-level city Chifeng
Elevation 805 m (2,641 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Linxi County (Mongolian: ᠯᠢᠨᠰᠢ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ Linsi siyan; simplified Chinese: 林西县; traditional Chinese: 林西縣; pinyin: Línxī Xiàn) is a county of eastern Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Chifeng City, 165 kilometres (103 mi) to the south-southeast.

Climate[edit]

Linxi County has a dry, monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwb), with very cold and dry winters, hot, somewhat humid summers, and strong winds, especially in spring. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −13.6 °C (7.5 °F) in January to 21.3 °C (70.3 °F) in July, with the annual mean at 4.77 °C (40.6 °F). The annual precipitation is 385 millimetres (15.2 in), with more than half of it falling in July and August alone. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 54% in July to 74% in February, sunshine is abundant year-round, there are 2,949 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Climate data for Linxi County, Inner Mongolia (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −7.4
(18.7)
−3.8
(25.2)
3.3
(37.9)
13.6
(56.5)
21.1
(70)
25.3
(77.5)
27.2
(81)
25.9
(78.6)
20.5
(68.9)
12.7
(54.9)
2.2
(36)
−5
(23)
11.3
(52.3)
Average low °C (°F) −18.8
(−1.8)
−16.6
(2.1)
−9.5
(14.9)
0.0
(32)
6.9
(44.4)
12.2
(54)
15.7
(60.3)
13.6
(56.5)
6.9
(44.4)
−0.4
(31.3)
−9.2
(15.4)
−15.7
(3.7)
−1.2
(29.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 1.3
(0.051)
2.1
(0.083)
7.1
(0.28)
11.5
(0.453)
27.1
(1.067)
67.9
(2.673)
124.9
(4.917)
86.5
(3.406)
37.4
(1.472)
14.3
(0.563)
3.5
(0.138)
1.3
(0.051)
384.9
(15.154)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 1.4 1.8 3.5 3.9 6.9 12.5 15.4 11.7 7.9 4.5 2.4 1.6 73.5
 % humidity 48 45 42 37 39 55 68 69 59 47 48 49 50.5
Mean monthly sunshine hours 210.1 218.0 267.6 272.3 291.0 272.7 250.9 261.6 255.4 246.7 208.3 194.8 2,949.4
Percent possible sunshine 73 74 73 68 64 59 54 61 68 72 72 70 67
Source: China Meteorological Administration

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