Haifeng County

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Haifeng

海丰县

Hoifung
Haifeng is located in Guangdong
Haifeng
Haifeng
Location of the seat in Guangdong
Coordinates (Haifeng County government): 22°58′03″N 115°19′22″E / 22.9674°N 115.3229°E / 22.9674; 115.3229Coordinates: 22°58′03″N 115°19′22″E / 22.9674°N 115.3229°E / 22.9674; 115.3229
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityShanwei
Area
 • Total1,750 km2 (680 sq mi)
Elevation
9 m (31 ft)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Haifeng County (postal: Hoifung; simplified Chinese: 海丰县; traditional Chinese: 海豐縣; pinyin: Hǎifēng Xiàn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Hái-hong-koān) is a county under the administration of Shanwei, in the southeast of Guangdong Province, China.

History[edit]

Map including Haifeng (labeled as HAI-FENG (HOIFUNG) 海豐) (1954)

Hakka peasants from nearby villages of Chengxiang county (modern-day Meixian) immigrated to Haifeng, forming numerous Hakka rural settlements in the county.

Languages[edit]

Hoklo (Ho̍-lóh) and Hakka (Hak-kâ-fa) are used in the area.[citation needed]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Haifeng (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 28.2
(82.8)
30.1
(86.2)
30.6
(87.1)
33.7
(92.7)
33.1
(91.6)
36.7
(98.1)
38.8
(101.8)
38.1
(100.6)
36.5
(97.7)
34.5
(94.1)
33.1
(91.6)
30.4
(86.7)
38.8
(101.8)
Average high °C (°F) 20.2
(68.4)
20.2
(68.4)
22.1
(71.8)
25.6
(78.1)
28.5
(83.3)
30.3
(86.5)
31.9
(89.4)
32.0
(89.6)
31.1
(88.0)
29.3
(84.7)
26.0
(78.8)
22.0
(71.6)
26.6
(79.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
15.9
(60.6)
18.3
(64.9)
22.1
(71.8)
25.2
(77.4)
27.2
(81.0)
28.3
(82.9)
28.3
(82.9)
27.2
(81.0)
24.8
(76.6)
20.9
(69.6)
16.6
(61.9)
22.5
(72.5)
Average low °C (°F) 11.8
(53.2)
13.0
(55.4)
15.5
(59.9)
19.5
(67.1)
22.6
(72.7)
24.7
(76.5)
25.5
(77.9)
25.4
(77.7)
24.3
(75.7)
21.4
(70.5)
17.3
(63.1)
12.9
(55.2)
19.5
(67.1)
Record low °C (°F) 3.4
(38.1)
3.6
(38.5)
4.2
(39.6)
10.0
(50.0)
13.8
(56.8)
18.8
(65.8)
21.5
(70.7)
21.5
(70.7)
18.2
(64.8)
12.4
(54.3)
7.2
(45.0)
1.7
(35.1)
1.7
(35.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31.5
(1.24)
67.4
(2.65)
136.0
(5.35)
208.0
(8.19)
338.6
(13.33)
421.0
(16.57)
396.6
(15.61)
357.2
(14.06)
243.0
(9.57)
47.5
(1.87)
28.9
(1.14)
30.7
(1.21)
2,306.4
(90.79)
Average relative humidity (%) 72 77 81 84 85 86 84 83 79 73 70 67 78
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

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