Shaowu

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For the Southern Ming emperor, see Shaowu Emperor.
Shaowu
邵武市
County-level city
Bayi Bridge (八一大桥)
Bayi Bridge (八一大桥)
Location of Shaowu City within Nanping City
Location of Shaowu City within Nanping City
Shaowu is located in Fujian
Shaowu
Shaowu
Location in Fujian
Coordinates: 27°18′N 117°30′E / 27.300°N 117.500°E / 27.300; 117.500Coordinates: 27°18′N 117°30′E / 27.300°N 117.500°E / 27.300; 117.500
Country People's Republic of China
Province Fujian
Prefecture-level city Nanping
Area
 • Total 2,837 km2 (1,095 sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 354000
Area code(s) 0599

Shaowu (Chinese: 邵武; pinyin: Shàowǔ) is a county-level city in northwestern Fujian province, People's Republic of China, located in the central part of the Wuyi Mountains. It has more than 100,000 inhabitants. The local dialect combines elements from Min Nan and Gan Chinese.

Climate[edit]

Shaowu has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa), with short, mild winters and very hot, humid summers. The monthly daily mean temperature ranges from 7.3 °C (45.1 °F) in January to 27.7 °C (81.9 °F) in July. There is a marked decline in rainfall in autumn and early winter, and rainfall is both frequent and heavy during spring and early summer.

Climate data for Shaowu (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 12.8
(55)
14.0
(57.2)
17.4
(63.3)
23.2
(73.8)
27.1
(80.8)
30.3
(86.5)
33.7
(92.7)
33.3
(91.9)
30.3
(86.5)
26.0
(78.8)
20.5
(68.9)
15.7
(60.3)
23.7
(74.6)
Average low °C (°F) 3.8
(38.8)
5.6
(42.1)
9.5
(49.1)
14.4
(57.9)
18.5
(65.3)
21.7
(71.1)
23.5
(74.3)
23.3
(73.9)
20.6
(69.1)
15.4
(59.7)
9.5
(49.1)
4.5
(40.1)
14.2
(57.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 72.1
(2.839)
125.5
(4.941)
215.0
(8.465)
258.7
(10.185)
280.7
(11.051)
333.8
(13.142)
155.3
(6.114)
149.6
(5.89)
81.8
(3.22)
62.2
(2.449)
54.2
(2.134)
43.6
(1.717)
1,832.5
(72.147)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 13.7 15.4 20.0 20.2 20.1 17.8 13.2 14.1 11.5 8.8 8.2 8.2 171.2
Source: Weather China[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 邵武 - 气象数据 -中国天气网 (in Chinese). Weather China. Retrieved 2011-12-22. 

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