Weining Yi, Hui, and Miao Autonomous County

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Weining County
威宁县
وِنٍْ شِیًا
County
威宁彝族回族苗族自治县
Weining Yi Hui and Miao Autonomous County
وِنٍْ یِذُو خُوِذُو مِیَوْذُو ذِجِشِیًا
Coordinates: 26°51′36″N 104°16′48″E / 26.86000°N 104.28000°E / 26.86000; 104.28000Coordinates: 26°51′36″N 104°16′48″E / 26.86000°N 104.28000°E / 26.86000; 104.28000
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guizhou
Prefecture-level city Bijie
Area
 • Total 9,296 km2 (3,589 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,080,000
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Postal code 553100
Website gzweining.gov.cn

Weining Yi Hui and Miao Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 威宁彝族回族苗族自治县; traditional Chinese: 威寧彝族回族苗族自治縣; pinyin: Wēiníng Yízú Huízú Miáozú Zìzhìxiàn; Xiao'erjing: وِنٍْ یِذُو خُوِذُو مِیَوْذُو ذِجِشِیًا) is a county of Guizhou, China. It is under the administration of Bijie City.

Notable attractions include Majie Ethnic Yi Village (马街彝族村寨).

Climate[edit]

Weining has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa) bordering on a subtropical highland climate (Köppen Cwb). The monthly 24-hour mean temperature ranges from 3.3 °C (37.9 °F) in January to 18.3 °C (64.9 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 11.5 °C (52.7 °F). Over two-thirds of the annual rainfall occurs from June to September.

Climate data for Weining City (1971−2000)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 22.7
(72.9)
24.3
(75.7)
26.7
(80.1)
28.4
(83.1)
30.2
(86.4)
31.5
(88.7)
28.5
(83.3)
28.6
(83.5)
28.2
(82.8)
24.1
(75.4)
22.6
(72.7)
20.8
(69.4)
31.5
(88.7)
Average high °C (°F) 8.5
(47.3)
9.7
(49.5)
15.4
(59.7)
18.9
(66)
20.0
(68)
20.9
(69.6)
22.1
(71.8)
21.7
(71.1)
18.9
(66)
15.4
(59.7)
12.2
(54)
9.9
(49.8)
16.1
(61)
Daily mean °C (°F) 3.3
(37.9)
4.8
(40.6)
9.1
(48.4)
13.1
(55.6)
15.1
(59.2)
16.9
(62.4)
18.3
(64.9)
17.9
(64.2)
14.7
(58.5)
11.6
(52.9)
7.9
(46.2)
5.0
(41)
11.5
(52.7)
Average low °C (°F) −1.8
(28.8)
0.0
(32)
2.9
(37.2)
7.4
(45.3)
10.3
(50.5)
13.0
(55.4)
14.5
(58.1)
14.1
(57.4)
11.5
(52.7)
7.9
(46.2)
3.7
(38.7)
0.2
(32.4)
7.0
(44.6)
Record low °C (°F) −11.4
(11.5)
−15.3
(4.5)
−10.0
(14)
−3.1
(26.4)
0.1
(32.2)
5.5
(41.9)
6.9
(44.4)
7.8
(46)
3.1
(37.6)
−3.0
(26.6)
−6.3
(20.7)
−12.2
(10)
−15.3
(4.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12.5
(0.492)
11.0
(0.433)
17.3
(0.681)
38.6
(1.52)
92.0
(3.622)
177.0
(6.969)
175.4
(6.906)
148.9
(5.862)
123.2
(4.85)
60.6
(2.386)
26.6
(1.047)
7.0
(0.276)
890.1
(35.044)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 13.4 13.1 11.6 14.0 18.0 20.7 19.0 18.4 17.5 17.7 12.5 11.5 187.4
Source: Weather China

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