West Ujimqin Banner

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West Ujimqin Banner
西乌珠穆沁旗
Banner
West Ujimqin is located in Inner Mongolia
West Ujimqin
West Ujimqin
Location in Inner Mongolia
Coordinates: 44°36′N 117°37′E / 44.600°N 117.617°E / 44.600; 117.617Coordinates: 44°36′N 117°37′E / 44.600°N 117.617°E / 44.600; 117.617
Country People's Republic of China
Region Inner Mongolia
League Xilin Gol
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

West Ujimqin Banner (Mongolian: ᠪᠠᠷᠠᠭᠤᠨ ᠤᠵᠤᠮᠤᠴᠢᠨ ᠬᠣᠰᠢᠭᠤ Baraɣun Ujumučin qosiɣu; simplified Chinese: 西乌珠穆沁旗; traditional Chinese: 西烏珠穆沁旗; pinyin: Xī Wūzhūmùqìn Qí) is a banner of Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Xilin Gol League.

Climate[edit]

West Ujimqin has a dry, monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwb), with bitterly cold and very dry winters, very warm, somewhat humid summers, and strong winds, especially in spring. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −18.7 °C (−1.7 °F) in January to 19.9 °C (67.8 °F) in July, with the annual mean at 1.63 °C (34.9 °F). The annual precipitation is 346 millimetres (13.6 in), with more than half of it falling in July and August alone. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 57% in July to 72% in October and February, sunshine is abundant year-round, there are 2,882 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Climate data for West Ujimqin Banner (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −12.8
(9)
−8.8
(16.2)
−0.2
(31.6)
11.1
(52)
18.9
(66)
23.7
(74.7)
26.0
(78.8)
24.4
(75.9)
18.6
(65.5)
10.1
(50.2)
−1.4
(29.5)
−9.7
(14.5)
8.3
(46.9)
Average low °C (°F) −23.8
(−10.8)
−21.5
(−6.7)
−13.2
(8.2)
−3
(27)
3.8
(38.8)
9.9
(49.8)
13.9
(57)
11.9
(53.4)
4.7
(40.5)
−3.5
(25.7)
−13
(9)
−20.4
(−4.7)
−4.5
(23.9)
Precipitation mm (inches) 2.1
(0.083)
2.7
(0.106)
6.8
(0.268)
9.7
(0.382)
29.3
(1.154)
57.3
(2.256)
108.3
(4.264)
70.8
(2.787)
33.2
(1.307)
15.4
(0.606)
7.0
(0.276)
3.3
(0.13)
345.9
(13.619)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 5.5 5.8 6.6 5.3 7.9 12.8 14.7 12.1 9.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 98.6
 % humidity 69 68 58 43 42 56 67 68 60 54 62 68 59.6
Mean monthly sunshine hours 200.5 211.4 258.6 260.1 282.6 278.7 266.3 271.4 247.7 232.7 191.3 181.1 2,882.4
Percent possible sunshine 71 72 70 65 62 60 57 63 66 68 66 66 65
Source: China Meteorological Administration

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