Nancheng County

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nancheng County
南城县
County
Location of Nancheng County (red) in Fuzhou City (light blue) and Jiangxi
Location of Nancheng County (red) in Fuzhou City (light blue) and Jiangxi
Coordinates: 27°31′N 116°42′E / 27.517°N 116.700°E / 27.517; 116.700Coordinates: 27°31′N 116°42′E / 27.517°N 116.700°E / 27.517; 116.700
Country People's Republic of China
Province Jiangxi
Prefecture-level city Fuzhou
Established 202 BCE
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 344700
Area code(s) 0794
Website jxnc.gov.cn

Nancheng (Chinese: 南城县; pinyin: Nánchéng; literally: "south city") is a county of eastern Jiangxi province, People's Republic of China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Fuzhou. Historically it has been known as Jianchangfu (建昌府).

Demographics[edit]

The population of the district was 287,466 in 1999.[1]

Climate[edit]

Nancheng County has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa), with long, humid, very hot summers and cool and drier winters with occasional cold snaps. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from 5.8 °C (42.4 °F) in January to 28.8 °C (83.8 °F) in July, with an annual average of 17.75 °C (63.9 °F). The average annual precipitation is 1,700 mm (67 in). There are 1,635 hours of bright sunshine annually and the frost-free period lasts 265 days.[2] Winter begins somewhat sunny and dry but becomes progressively wetter and cloudier; spring begins especially gloomy, and from March to June each of the months averages more than 190 mm (7.5 in) of rainfall. After the heavy rains subside in June, summer is especially sunny. Autumn is warm to mild and relatively dry. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 20% in March to 58% in July, the county receives 1,635 hours of bright sunshine annually.

Climate data for Nancheng County (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 25.4
(77.7)
30.0
(86)
31.8
(89.2)
35.1
(95.2)
35.3
(95.5)
36.7
(98.1)
39.4
(102.9)
38.7
(101.7)
37.5
(99.5)
35.2
(95.4)
31.1
(88)
26.2
(79.2)
39.4
(102.9)
Average high °C (°F) 9.9
(49.8)
11.7
(53.1)
15.8
(60.4)
22.3
(72.1)
26.8
(80.2)
30.0
(86)
33.7
(92.7)
33.1
(91.6)
28.9
(84)
24.1
(75.4)
18.3
(64.9)
13.0
(55.4)
22.3
(72.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.8
(42.4)
7.6
(45.7)
11.7
(53.1)
17.9
(64.2)
22.4
(72.3)
25.8
(78.4)
28.8
(83.8)
28.2
(82.8)
24.3
(75.7)
19.2
(66.6)
13.3
(55.9)
7.9
(46.2)
17.7
(63.9)
Average low °C (°F) 3.0
(37.4)
4.8
(40.6)
8.7
(47.7)
14.7
(58.5)
19.1
(66.4)
22.7
(72.9)
25.3
(77.5)
24.7
(76.5)
21.1
(70)
15.6
(60.1)
9.7
(49.5)
4.4
(39.9)
14.5
(58.1)
Record low °C (°F) −6.2
(20.8)
−7.3
(18.9)
−2.9
(26.8)
3.4
(38.1)
10.2
(50.4)
14.1
(57.4)
19.3
(66.7)
17.7
(63.9)
13.5
(56.3)
2.2
(36)
−1.9
(28.6)
−10.9
(12.4)
−10.9
(12.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 77.2
(3.039)
110.3
(4.343)
195.6
(7.701)
237.3
(9.343)
250.0
(9.843)
303.8
(11.961)
142.8
(5.622)
132.3
(5.209)
90.0
(3.543)
64.9
(2.555)
56.7
(2.232)
43.9
(1.728)
1,704.8
(67.119)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 14.6 15.0 19.6 19.2 18.2 16.8 11.7 12.5 10.5 9.2 8.7 8.8 164.8
Average relative humidity (%) 83 83 85 83 83 83 76 79 82 81 80 79 81.4
Mean monthly sunshine hours 81.8 72.8 72.3 93.7 126.0 147.6 245.0 221.8 165.8 148.9 128.4 130.9 1,635
Percent possible sunshine 25 23 20 25 30 36 58 55 45 42 40 41 36.7
Source #1: China Meteorological Administration
Source #2: Weather China

Transportation[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  2. ^ 南城 - 气象数据 -中国天气网 (in Chinese). Weather.com.cn. Retrieved 2011-12-29. 

External links[edit]