Raoping County

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Raoping
饶平县
Jaoping
Raoping is located in Guangdong
Raoping
Raoping
Location of the seat in Guangdong
Coordinates: 23°39′50″N 117°00′14″E / 23.664°N 117.004°E / 23.664; 117.004Coordinates: 23°39′50″N 117°00′14″E / 23.664°N 117.004°E / 23.664; 117.004
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityChaozhou
Area
 • Total1,670 km2 (640 sq mi)
Population
 • Total900,000
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitehttp://www.raoping.gov.cn/

Raoping County (postal: Jaoping; simplified Chinese: 饶平县; traditional Chinese: 饒平縣; pinyin: Ráopíng Xiàn) is a county in eastern Guangdong Province, bordering Fujian Province to the east, and facing the South China Sea to the south. The city with the same name has 135,600 inhabitants (1990).

It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Chaozhou. The dialects spoken in Raoping are Teochew and Hakka (Raoping dialect).

Raoping is famous for its seafood and fruits.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Raoping (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 29.3
(84.7)
26.7
(80.1)
28.5
(83.3)
31.3
(88.3)
35.1
(95.2)
35.2
(95.4)
38.6
(101.5)
36.0
(96.8)
35.1
(95.2)
34.1
(93.4)
31.0
(87.8)
27.4
(81.3)
38.6
(101.5)
Average high °C (°F) 18.5
(65.3)
18.2
(64.8)
20.0
(68.0)
23.9
(75.0)
27.3
(81.1)
29.7
(85.5)
31.7
(89.1)
31.7
(89.1)
30.4
(86.7)
28.1
(82.6)
24.7
(76.5)
20.7
(69.3)
25.4
(77.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.9
(57.0)
14.3
(57.7)
16.4
(61.5)
20.4
(68.7)
24.0
(75.2)
26.6
(79.9)
28.1
(82.6)
28.1
(82.6)
26.7
(80.1)
23.7
(74.7)
19.9
(67.8)
15.6
(60.1)
21.5
(70.7)
Average low °C (°F) 10.6
(51.1)
11.8
(53.2)
13.9
(57.0)
18.0
(64.4)
21.6
(70.9)
24.3
(75.7)
25.4
(77.7)
25.4
(77.7)
24.0
(75.2)
20.2
(68.4)
16.1
(61.0)
11.8
(53.2)
18.6
(65.5)
Record low °C (°F) 3.1
(37.6)
2.7
(36.9)
4.4
(39.9)
9.6
(49.3)
15.4
(59.7)
17.2
(63.0)
21.4
(70.5)
21.9
(71.4)
18.1
(64.6)
11.7
(53.1)
5.3
(41.5)
0.5
(32.9)
0.5
(32.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 30.6
(1.20)
69.9
(2.75)
104.8
(4.13)
164.4
(6.47)
194.2
(7.65)
256.3
(10.09)
219.9
(8.66)
252.2
(9.93)
174.3
(6.86)
24.6
(0.97)
27.7
(1.09)
28.8
(1.13)
1,547.7
(60.93)
Average relative humidity (%) 75 79 82 83 85 86 84 83 81 74 72 71 80
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

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