Dayao County
大姚县
Urban skyline of Dayao
Urban skyline of Dayao
Dayao is located in Yunnan
Dayao
Dayao
Location of the county seat in Yunnan
Coordinates: 25°43′N 101°19′E / 25.717°N 101.317°E / 25.717; 101.317Coordinates: 25°43′N 101°19′E / 25.717°N 101.317°E / 25.717; 101.317
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
PrefectureChuxiong
Area
 • Total4,146 km2 (1,601 sq mi)
Elevation
1,862 m (6,109 ft)
Population
 • Total280,000
 • Density68/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
675400
Area code(s)0878
Websitedayao.gov.cn

Dayao County (simplified Chinese: 大姚县; traditional Chinese: 大姚縣; pinyin: Dàyáo Xiàn; Chuxiong Yi script:

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, IPA/di33 ʑi33 bu33/) is a county of north-central Yunnan province, People's Republic of China, under the administration of Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture.

Administrative divisions

Dayao County has 8 towns, 3 townships and 1 ethnic township.[1]

8 towns
  • Jinbi (金碧镇)
  • Shiyang (石羊镇)
  • Liuju (六苴镇)
  • Longjie (龙街镇)
  • Xinjie (新街镇)
  • Zhaojiadian (赵家店镇)
  • Sanchahe (三岔河镇)
  • Guihua (桂花镇)
3 townships
1 ethnic township

Ethnic groups

The Dayao County Gazetteer (1999:780) lists the following Yi subgroups.

Climate

Climate data for Dayao (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 24.5
(76.1)
25.3
(77.5)
29.3
(84.7)
31.1
(88.0)
33.7
(92.7)
32.6
(90.7)
31.9
(89.4)
31.2
(88.2)
30.1
(86.2)
28.6
(83.5)
25.9
(78.6)
23.6
(74.5)
33.7
(92.7)
Average high °C (°F) 16.9
(62.4)
18.7
(65.7)
21.8
(71.2)
24.8
(76.6)
26.2
(79.2)
26.2
(79.2)
25.4
(77.7)
25.4
(77.7)
24.0
(75.2)
22.4
(72.3)
19.4
(66.9)
17.0
(62.6)
22.4
(72.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 9.2
(48.6)
11.4
(52.5)
14.7
(58.5)
17.7
(63.9)
19.9
(67.8)
21.1
(70.0)
20.6
(69.1)
19.9
(67.8)
18.2
(64.8)
16.0
(60.8)
11.7
(53.1)
8.8
(47.8)
15.8
(60.4)
Average low °C (°F) 1.8
(35.2)
4.2
(39.6)
7.6
(45.7)
10.9
(51.6)
14.5
(58.1)
17.2
(63.0)
17.3
(63.1)
16.3
(61.3)
14.6
(58.3)
11.7
(53.1)
5.9
(42.6)
2.1
(35.8)
10.3
(50.6)
Record low °C (°F) −4.8
(23.4)
−4.5
(23.9)
−3.1
(26.4)
2.5
(36.5)
4.5
(40.1)
9.6
(49.3)
11.6
(52.9)
8.1
(46.6)
5.5
(41.9)
3.5
(38.3)
−1.0
(30.2)
−6.1
(21.0)
−6.1
(21.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 9.1
(0.36)
8.2
(0.32)
10.7
(0.42)
16.1
(0.63)
66.7
(2.63)
127.4
(5.02)
196.0
(7.72)
158.7
(6.25)
124.2
(4.89)
72.4
(2.85)
23.5
(0.93)
6.7
(0.26)
819.7
(32.28)
Average relative humidity (%) 56 48 46 48 58 71 79 82 82 78 72 66 66
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ "国家统计局" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2021-12-07.