Hulin

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Hulin

虎林市
Hulin is located in Heilongjiang
Hulin
Hulin
Location in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 45°46′N 132°56′E / 45.767°N 132.933°E / 45.767; 132.933Coordinates: 45°46′N 132°56′E / 45.767°N 132.933°E / 45.767; 132.933
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHeilongjiang
Prefecture-level cityJixi
Municipal seatHulin Town (虎林镇)
Elevation
85 m (280 ft)
Population
 • Total200,000
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
230381
ClimateDwb
Websitehljhulin.gov.cn

Hulin (Chinese: 虎林; pinyin: Hǔlín; literally: 'tiger forest') is a county-level city on the Muling River in southeastern Heilongjiang province, People's Republic of China. With a population of around 200,000, it is under the administration of Jixi. Nearby are Lake Xingkai, 51 kilometres (32 mi) to the southwest, the Usuri River, which forms the Russian border 38 kilometres (24 mi) to the east. The main agricultural products include soybeans, cattle, milk, various organic produces, and lumber.[1]

Geography and climate[edit]

Hulin has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate (Köppen Dwb), with long, bitterly cold, but dry winters, and warm, humid summers. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −18.3 °C (−1 °F) in January to 21.6 °C (71 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 3.49 °C (38.3 °F). More than 2/3 of the year's precipitation occurs from June to September.

Climate data for Hulin (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 2.1
(35.8)
7.1
(44.8)
17.0
(62.6)
26.2
(79.2)
30.4
(86.7)
33.7
(92.7)
35.2
(95.4)
34.7
(94.5)
31.5
(88.7)
24.8
(76.6)
13.4
(56.1)
4.7
(40.5)
35.2
(95.4)
Average high °C (°F) −13.2
(8.2)
−8.1
(17.4)
0.6
(33.1)
11.3
(52.3)
18.6
(65.5)
23.3
(73.9)
26.4
(79.5)
25.5
(77.9)
20.2
(68.4)
11.4
(52.5)
−0.4
(31.3)
−10.2
(13.6)
8.8
(47.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −18.3
(−0.9)
−13.6
(7.5)
−4.4
(24.1)
5.5
(41.9)
12.7
(54.9)
18.0
(64.4)
21.6
(70.9)
20.7
(69.3)
14.5
(58.1)
5.7
(42.3)
−5.4
(22.3)
−15.1
(4.8)
3.5
(38.3)
Average low °C (°F) −23.1
(−9.6)
−19
(−2)
−9.8
(14.4)
0.2
(32.4)
7.0
(44.6)
13.2
(55.8)
17.3
(63.1)
16.4
(61.5)
9.4
(48.9)
0.7
(33.3)
−9.9
(14.2)
−19.6
(−3.3)
−1.4
(29.4)
Record low °C (°F) −34.7
(−30.5)
−31.9
(−25.4)
−30.3
(−22.5)
−11
(12)
−3.4
(25.9)
5.0
(41.0)
10.6
(51.1)
6.1
(43.0)
−2.6
(27.3)
−14.4
(6.1)
−27.6
(−17.7)
−31.5
(−24.7)
−34.7
(−30.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5.4
(0.21)
5.8
(0.23)
12.4
(0.49)
33.4
(1.31)
55.2
(2.17)
82.1
(3.23)
108.2
(4.26)
112.5
(4.43)
78.0
(3.07)
48.6
(1.91)
15.9
(0.63)
8.1
(0.32)
565.6
(22.26)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 5.9 5.2 6.5 9.5 13.5 14.1 12.7 13.2 11.2 9.2 7.8 7.7 116.5
Source: Weather China

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