Jiaohe, Jilin

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Jiaohe
蛟河市
County-level city
Jiaohe is located in Jilin
Jiaohe
Jiaohe
Location in Jilin
Coordinates: 43°43′N 127°21′E / 43.717°N 127.350°E / 43.717; 127.350Coordinates: 43°43′N 127°21′E / 43.717°N 127.350°E / 43.717; 127.350
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jilin
Prefecture-level city Jilin City
Seat Henan Subdistrict (河南街道)
Area
 • Total 6,235 km2 (2,407 sq mi)
Elevation 345 m (1,132 ft)
Population
 • Total 470,000
 • Density 75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 132500

Jiaohe (Chinese: 蛟河; pinyin: Jiāohé) is a middle-sized city in east-central Jilin province, People's Republic of China. It is under the administration of Jilin City, 65 kilometres (40 mi) to the west, and it is well known for its production of tobacco. The mayor of the city is Wang Gang (王钢).

The sister city (or twin town) of Jiaohe is Folsom, California, United States.

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Climate[edit]

Jiaohe has a four-season, monsoon-influenced, humid continental climate (Köppen Dwa/Dwb). Winters are long (lasting from November to March), cold, and windy, but dry, due to the influence of the Siberian anticyclone, with a January mean temperature of −18.1 °C (−0.6 °F). Spring and autumn are somewhat short transitional periods, with some precipitation, but are usually dry and windy. Summers are very warm and humid, with a prevailing southeasterly wind due to the East Asian monsoon; July averages 21.8 °C (71.2 °F). Snow is usually light during the winter, and annual rainfall is heavily concentrated from June to August.

Climate data for Jiaohe (1971–2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 4.0
(39.2)
10.7
(51.3)
17.0
(62.6)
29.9
(85.8)
32.4
(90.3)
35.4
(95.7)
35.8
(96.4)
34.5
(94.1)
29.7
(85.5)
28.4
(83.1)
19.7
(67.5)
9.1
(48.4)
35.8
(96.4)
Average high °C (°F) −10.9
(12.4)
−5.8
(21.6)
2.6
(36.7)
13.4
(56.1)
20.6
(69.1)
24.8
(76.6)
27.0
(80.6)
25.9
(78.6)
20.7
(69.3)
12.6
(54.7)
1.4
(34.5)
−7.8
(18)
10.4
(50.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) −18.1
(−0.6)
−13.3
(8.1)
−3.1
(26.4)
6.6
(43.9)
13.5
(56.3)
18.7
(65.7)
21.8
(71.2)
20.4
(68.7)
13.7
(56.7)
5.7
(42.3)
−4.4
(24.1)
−14.1
(6.6)
4.0
(39.2)
Average low °C (°F) −24.7
(−12.5)
−20.3
(−4.5)
−9.2
(15.4)
0.2
(32.4)
6.9
(44.4)
13.4
(56.1)
17.5
(63.5)
16.0
(60.8)
7.9
(46.2)
−0.1
(31.8)
−9.4
(15.1)
−19.8
(−3.6)
−1.8
(28.8)
Record low °C (°F) −40.6
(−41.1)
−39.2
(−38.6)
−29.3
(−20.7)
−12.8
(9)
−7.2
(19)
4.5
(40.1)
9.8
(49.6)
5.8
(42.4)
−4.5
(23.9)
−17.8
(0)
−31
(−24)
−37.9
(−36.2)
−40.6
(−41.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 6.1
(0.24)
7.2
(0.283)
14.8
(0.583)
32.6
(1.283)
64.5
(2.539)
110.8
(4.362)
181.0
(7.126)
139.0
(5.472)
60.7
(2.39)
32.5
(1.28)
17.2
(0.677)
10.2
(0.402)
676.6
(26.637)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 6.2 6.0 7.3 10.0 12.4 15.6 17.2 15.9 12.8 9.4 8.3 8.0 129.1
Source: Weather China

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