Dongguang County
东光县
Tungkwang
Dongguang in Cangzhou
Dongguang in Cangzhou
Cangzhou in Hebei
Cangzhou in Hebei
Coordinates: 37°54′N 116°45′E / 37.900°N 116.750°E / 37.900; 116.750Coordinates: 37°54′N 116°45′E / 37.900°N 116.750°E / 37.900; 116.750
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityCangzhou
County seatDongguang Town (东光镇)
Area
 • Total710 km2 (270 sq mi)
Elevation
16 m (51 ft)
Population
 • Total350,000
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
061600
Area code0317

Dongguang County (simplified Chinese: 东光县; traditional Chinese: 東光縣; pinyin: Dōngguāng Xiàn; lit. 'eastern brightness') is a county under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Cangzhou, in the east of Hebei province, People's Republic of China, bordering Shandong province to the southeast.

Area is 710 km2 (270 sq mi) and population is 350,000[when?]. China National Highway 105 and G2 Beijing–Shanghai Expressway both pass through the county.

Administrative divisions

There are 7 towns and 2 townships under the county's administration.[1]

Towns:

Townships:

Climate

Climate data for Dongguang (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.1
(61.0)
22.2
(72.0)
30.7
(87.3)
32.2
(90.0)
39.4
(102.9)
40.8
(105.4)
41.5
(106.7)
36.5
(97.7)
35.7
(96.3)
31.1
(88.0)
24.7
(76.5)
17.7
(63.9)
41.5
(106.7)
Average high °C (°F) 2.8
(37.0)
6.7
(44.1)
13.0
(55.4)
21.3
(70.3)
26.9
(80.4)
31.5
(88.7)
31.7
(89.1)
30.3
(86.5)
26.8
(80.2)
20.7
(69.3)
11.6
(52.9)
4.5
(40.1)
19.0
(66.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.1
(26.4)
0.4
(32.7)
6.6
(43.9)
14.6
(58.3)
20.6
(69.1)
25.5
(77.9)
26.9
(80.4)
25.6
(78.1)
20.9
(69.6)
14.2
(57.6)
5.5
(41.9)
−1.0
(30.2)
13.1
(55.5)
Average low °C (°F) −7.5
(18.5)
−4.5
(23.9)
1.2
(34.2)
8.6
(47.5)
14.5
(58.1)
19.6
(67.3)
22.5
(72.5)
21.4
(70.5)
15.9
(60.6)
9.0
(48.2)
0.9
(33.6)
−5.2
(22.6)
8.0
(46.5)
Record low °C (°F) −19.2
(−2.6)
−16.7
(1.9)
−10.2
(13.6)
−1.5
(29.3)
5.6
(42.1)
10.1
(50.2)
16.5
(61.7)
13.4
(56.1)
4.5
(40.1)
−4.4
(24.1)
−12.9
(8.8)
−21.0
(−5.8)
−21.0
(−5.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 3.2
(0.13)
5.8
(0.23)
11.1
(0.44)
20.9
(0.82)
37.6
(1.48)
71.3
(2.81)
174.5
(6.87)
113.6
(4.47)
40.0
(1.57)
29.4
(1.16)
11.4
(0.45)
3.6
(0.14)
522.4
(20.57)
Average relative humidity (%) 61 56 54 54 59 61 77 80 73 67 66 64 64
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[2]

References

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:东光县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-18.
  2. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 20 November 2022.