Changjiang
昌江县
Ch'ang-chiang, Cheongkong
昌江黎族自治县
Changjiang Li Autonomous County
Changjiang
Changjiang
Location in Hainan
Coordinates: 19°21′58″N 109°2′32″E / 19.36611°N 109.04222°E / 19.36611; 109.04222Coordinates: 19°21′58″N 109°2′32″E / 19.36611°N 109.04222°E / 19.36611; 109.04222
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHainan
Area
 • Total1,617 km2 (624 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Total225,131
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China standard time)

Changjiang Li Autonomous County (formerly known by its Cantonese romanization name Cheongkong) is an autonomous county in Hainan, China. It is one of six counties of Hainan. Its postal code is 572700, and in 1999 its population was 225,131 people, largely made up of the Li people.

The county seat is in Shilu Town. Shilu is known for a major iron ore deposit (the Shilu Iron Ore Mine, 石碌铁矿), which has been worked since the Japanese occupation of the island in the early 1940s.[1]

Climate

Changjiang has a tropical savanna climate (Aw)

Climate data for Changjiang (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 34.9
(94.8)
37.4
(99.3)
39.9
(103.8)
40.2
(104.4)
39.1
(102.4)
38.5
(101.3)
38.8
(101.8)
39.0
(102.2)
37.0
(98.6)
35.2
(95.4)
34.2
(93.6)
32.9
(91.2)
40.2
(104.4)
Average high °C (°F) 25.4
(77.7)
26.5
(79.7)
29.6
(85.3)
32.7
(90.9)
33.5
(92.3)
33.7
(92.7)
33.8
(92.8)
32.9
(91.2)
31.6
(88.9)
30.0
(86.0)
27.6
(81.7)
25.0
(77.0)
30.2
(86.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 19.4
(66.9)
20.5
(68.9)
23.3
(73.9)
26.5
(79.7)
28.0
(82.4)
28.9
(84.0)
28.7
(83.7)
28.0
(82.4)
26.7
(80.1)
25.4
(77.7)
22.9
(73.2)
20.0
(68.0)
24.9
(76.7)
Average low °C (°F) 15.7
(60.3)
16.9
(62.4)
19.3
(66.7)
22.4
(72.3)
24.3
(75.7)
25.4
(77.7)
25.2
(77.4)
24.6
(76.3)
23.5
(74.3)
22.2
(72.0)
19.6
(67.3)
16.6
(61.9)
21.3
(70.4)
Record low °C (°F) 7.2
(45.0)
8.5
(47.3)
6.5
(43.7)
14.6
(58.3)
17.6
(63.7)
19.6
(67.3)
20.4
(68.7)
20.2
(68.4)
19.0
(66.2)
14.1
(57.4)
10.8
(51.4)
5.4
(41.7)
5.4
(41.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5.5
(0.22)
10.2
(0.40)
33.5
(1.32)
63.1
(2.48)
181.0
(7.13)
186.5
(7.34)
260.8
(10.27)
338.8
(13.34)
308.4
(12.14)
215.3
(8.48)
41.5
(1.63)
13.4
(0.53)
1,658
(65.28)
Average relative humidity (%) 76 78 76 75 76 74 75 80 82 79 76 74 77
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

See also

References

Citations

  1. ^ Vogel, Ezra F. (1990), One Step Ahead in China: Guandong Under Reform, Harvard University Press, p. 277, ISBN 0674639111

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