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Anyue County
安岳县
A rural area in Anyou County
A rural area in Anyou County
Anyue is located in Sichuan
Anyue
Anyue
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 30°06′04″N 105°20′06″E / 30.101°N 105.335°E / 30.101; 105.335
CountryChina
ProvinceSichuan
Prefecture-level cityZiyang
Area
 • Total2,690 km2 (1,040 sq mi)
Elevation
314 m (1,030 ft)
Population
 • Total1,538,400
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websiteanyue.gov.cn

Anyue (Chinese: 安岳; pinyin: Ānyuè) is a county under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Ziyang in southeastern Sichuan province, China, located in between the Fu and Tuo Rivers. Its area is about 2,690 square kilometres (1,040 sq mi) with a population of 1,538,400.[when?] Anyue is famous for its lemon plant and Buddhist stone carvings.

The Grove of the Reclining Buddha (Wofo Yuan 臥佛院) contains the largest single collection of Buddhist texts carved in stone as well as artwork from the Tang dynasty. Texts are located in a series of caves

Administrative divisions

Anyue County comprises 2 subdistricts, 32 towns and 12 townships:[1]

subdistricts
towns
townships

Climate

Climate data for Anyue, elevation 384 m (1,260 ft), (1991–2015 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 19.0
(66.2)
23.5
(74.3)
32.6
(90.7)
34.5
(94.1)
37.0
(98.6)
37.4
(99.3)
39.3
(102.7)
41.4
(106.5)
40.7
(105.3)
32.2
(90.0)
25.4
(77.7)
18.7
(65.7)
41.4
(106.5)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 9.4
(48.9)
12.6
(54.7)
17.6
(63.7)
23.3
(73.9)
27.1
(80.8)
29.1
(84.4)
32.0
(89.6)
31.8
(89.2)
27.2
(81.0)
21.4
(70.5)
16.6
(61.9)
10.8
(51.4)
21.6
(70.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.6
(43.9)
9.3
(48.7)
13.4
(56.1)
18.4
(65.1)
22.2
(72.0)
24.6
(76.3)
27.3
(81.1)
26.9
(80.4)
22.9
(73.2)
18.0
(64.4)
13.3
(55.9)
8.2
(46.8)
17.6
(63.7)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 4.5
(40.1)
6.8
(44.2)
10.2
(50.4)
14.8
(58.6)
18.5
(65.3)
21.4
(70.5)
23.8
(74.8)
23.3
(73.9)
20.0
(68.0)
15.7
(60.3)
11.1
(52.0)
6.3
(43.3)
14.7
(58.5)
Record low °C (°F) −2.5
(27.5)
−0.8
(30.6)
−0.3
(31.5)
5.7
(42.3)
7.9
(46.2)
14.5
(58.1)
17.7
(63.9)
17.0
(62.6)
14.4
(57.9)
4.2
(39.6)
1.3
(34.3)
−3.0
(26.6)
−3.0
(26.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 14.8
(0.58)
18.2
(0.72)
33.3
(1.31)
63.8
(2.51)
108.1
(4.26)
154.3
(6.07)
199.7
(7.86)
158.9
(6.26)
111.5
(4.39)
63.4
(2.50)
28.8
(1.13)
15.6
(0.61)
970.4
(38.2)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8.6 7.8 9.7 12.4 13.6 14.6 13.0 11.7 14.2 15.8 9.1 8.1 138.6
Average snowy days 0.7 0.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 1.4
Average relative humidity (%) 83 79 74 73 72 79 79 76 81 85 84 84 79
Mean monthly sunshine hours 35.1 48.3 97.3 128.9 133.2 116.3 160.3 169.9 99.8 61.3 55.6 33.6 1,139.6
Percent possible sunshine 11 15 26 33 31 28 38 42 27 18 18 11 25
Source: China Meteorological Administration[2][3]

References

  1. ^ 2023年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:安岳县 (in Simplified Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China.
  2. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 14 April 2023.
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 14 April 2023.