Luoding

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Luoding
罗定市
Loting
Luoding Wen Ta 2013.11.17 17-34-21.jpg
Luoding is located in Guangdong
Luoding
Luoding
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 22°46′08″N 111°34′11″E / 22.7689°N 111.5697°E / 22.7689; 111.5697Coordinates: 22°46′08″N 111°34′11″E / 22.7689°N 111.5697°E / 22.7689; 111.5697
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityYunfu
Area
 • Total2,300 km2 (900 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
959,067
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Luoding
Simplified Chinese罗定
Traditional Chinese羅定
Hanyu PinyinLuódìng
PostalLoting

Luoding, alternately romanized as Loting,[a] is a county-level city in the northwestern part of Guangdong province (粤北), South China. It is administered as part of the prefecture-level city of Yunfu.

History[edit]

As early as 10,000 years ago, there were ancient people inhabited within Luoding City. Famous monument is the rock carving called Long Anyan Grottoes (龍盦巖石窟).

Geography[edit]

Map including Luoding (labeled as LO-TING 罗定) (AMS, 1954)

Luoding borders Guangxi to the northwest.

Notable people[edit]

  • Cai Tingkai( 蔡廷鍇 ), born in 1892, died in 1968, was a Chinese general.
  • Cheung ka nien ( 張嘉年): Hong Kong actor, mr cheung is the main cast of the film: suk suk
  • Tang chun kit ( 鄧俊傑): Hong Kong male historian, his research interest is the philosophy of scholar Zhan ruo shui( 湛若水).

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Luoding (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 29.8
(85.6)
33.4
(92.1)
33.6
(92.5)
37.0
(98.6)
37.2
(99.0)
38.2
(100.8)
39.3
(102.7)
39.0
(102.2)
38.2
(100.8)
36.3
(97.3)
34.0
(93.2)
30.3
(86.5)
39.3
(102.7)
Average high °C (°F) 19.0
(66.2)
20.1
(68.2)
23.1
(73.6)
27.4
(81.3)
30.9
(87.6)
32.8
(91.0)
34.1
(93.4)
33.8
(92.8)
32.0
(89.6)
29.4
(84.9)
25.3
(77.5)
21.1
(70.0)
27.4
(81.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.9
(57.0)
15.6
(60.1)
18.8
(65.8)
23.1
(73.6)
26.2
(79.2)
28.0
(82.4)
28.9
(84.0)
28.6
(83.5)
27.0
(80.6)
24.2
(75.6)
19.4
(66.9)
15.1
(59.2)
22.4
(72.3)
Average low °C (°F) 10.4
(50.7)
12.6
(54.7)
15.7
(60.3)
20.1
(68.2)
23.0
(73.4)
24.9
(76.8)
25.5
(77.9)
25.3
(77.5)
23.6
(74.5)
20.3
(68.5)
15.3
(59.5)
11.0
(51.8)
19.0
(66.1)
Record low °C (°F) 0.8
(33.4)
2.6
(36.7)
3.1
(37.6)
9.3
(48.7)
13.8
(56.8)
18.0
(64.4)
21.0
(69.8)
21.5
(70.7)
15.9
(60.6)
9.3
(48.7)
4.0
(39.2)
−0.2
(31.6)
−0.2
(31.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 46.9
(1.85)
60.6
(2.39)
73.3
(2.89)
145.3
(5.72)
207.0
(8.15)
200.3
(7.89)
187.1
(7.37)
176.4
(6.94)
158.6
(6.24)
66.6
(2.62)
38.3
(1.51)
27.1
(1.07)
1,387.5
(54.64)
Average relative humidity (%) 76 79 81 81 80 81 78 80 79 75 73 73 78
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[2]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Also romanized as Lo-ting.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baynes, T. S., ed. (1878), "China" , Encyclopædia Britannica, vol. 5 (9th ed.), New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
  2. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 7 November 2022.

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