Sonid Left Banner

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Sonid Left Banner
Сөнид зүүн хошуу
苏尼特左旗
Banner
Sonid Left Banner is located in Inner Mongolia
Sonid Left Banner
Sonid Left Banner
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 43°51′N 113°39′E / 43.850°N 113.650°E / 43.850; 113.650
Country People's Republic of China
Region Inner Mongolia
League Xilin Gol
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Sonid Left Banner (Mongolian: ᠰᠥᠨᠡᠳ ᠵᠡᠭᠦᠨ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ Söned Jegün qosiɣu; simplified Chinese: 苏尼特左旗; traditional Chinese: 蘇尼特左旗; pinyin: Sūnítè Zuǒqí)) is a banner of north-central Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Xilin Gol League.Sunud Mongols live here.

Climate[edit]

Sonid Left Banner features a cold semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk), marked by long, cold and very dry winters, hot, somewhat humid summers, and strong winds, especially in spring. The monthly 24-hour mean temperature in January, the coldest month, is −18.7 °C (−1.7 °F), and in July, the warmest month, 22.0 °C (71.6 °F), with the annual mean at 3.07 °C (37.5 °F). The annual precipitation is 185 millimetres (7.28 in), with more than half of it falling in July and August alone.

Climate data for Sonid Left Banner (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −12.8
(9)
−7.7
(18.1)
1.6
(34.9)
12.9
(55.2)
20.7
(69.3)
25.8
(78.4)
28.1
(82.6)
26.1
(79)
19.7
(67.5)
11.0
(51.8)
−0.7
(30.7)
−10.1
(13.8)
9.6
(49.2)
Average low °C (°F) −23.4
(−10.1)
−19.7
(−3.5)
−11
(12)
−1.2
(29.8)
6.5
(43.7)
12.7
(54.9)
16.2
(61.2)
14.5
(58.1)
7.4
(45.3)
−1.2
(29.8)
−11.6
(11.1)
−20.3
(−4.5)
−2.6
(27.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 1.7
(0.067)
1.8
(0.071)
3.7
(0.146)
4.9
(0.193)
15.2
(0.598)
24.8
(0.976)
50.8
(2)
45.6
(1.795)
19.7
(0.776)
11.6
(0.457)
3.6
(0.142)
2.0
(0.079)
185.4
(7.3)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 3.6 3.0 3.4 2.8 5.1 8.6 11.2 9.7 5.9 4.0 3.8 4.0 65.1
Source: Weather China

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