Helong
和龙市 · 화룡시
Helong is located in Jilin
Helong
Helong
Location in Jilin province
Coordinates: 42°32′37″N 129°00′10″E / 42.54361°N 129.00278°E / 42.54361; 129.00278
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceJilin
PrefectureYanbian
SeatWenhua Subdistrict
Area
 • County-level city5,069.0 km2 (1,957.2 sq mi)
 • Urban
145.00 km2 (55.98 sq mi)
Elevation
451 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • County-level city181,000
 • Density36/km2 (92/sq mi)
 • Urban
95,399
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
133500
Websitehttp://www.helong.gov.cn/
Helong
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Chinese Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl
South Korean name
Hangul

Helong (simplified Chinese: 和龙; traditional Chinese: 和龍; pinyin: Hélóng; Chosŏn'gŭl: 화룡; Hangul: 허룽) is a county-level city in southeastern Jilin province, Northeast China. It is under the administration of the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture.

Administrative divisions

Helong has three subdistricts and eight towns.[2]

Subdistricts:

Towns:

Climate

Climate data for Helong (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 10.7
(51.3)
16.5
(61.7)
22.3
(72.1)
31.4
(88.5)
32.7
(90.9)
35.7
(96.3)
36.2
(97.2)
35.9
(96.6)
32.6
(90.7)
29.5
(85.1)
23.4
(74.1)
14.0
(57.2)
36.2
(97.2)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) −5.9
(21.4)
−1.8
(28.8)
5.0
(41.0)
14.2
(57.6)
20.6
(69.1)
24.1
(75.4)
26.6
(79.9)
26.1
(79.0)
21.6
(70.9)
14.5
(58.1)
4.0
(39.2)
−3.9
(25.0)
12.1
(53.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −12.4
(9.7)
−8.3
(17.1)
−1.2
(29.8)
7.2
(45.0)
13.6
(56.5)
18.0
(64.4)
21.1
(70.0)
20.4
(68.7)
14.4
(57.9)
7.1
(44.8)
−2.0
(28.4)
−9.9
(14.2)
5.7
(42.2)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −17.7
(0.1)
−14.1
(6.6)
−7.0
(19.4)
0.7
(33.3)
7.3
(45.1)
12.6
(54.7)
16.5
(61.7)
15.8
(60.4)
8.4
(47.1)
0.8
(33.4)
−7.2
(19.0)
−15
(5)
0.1
(32.2)
Record low °C (°F) −31.5
(−24.7)
−27.4
(−17.3)
−23.5
(−10.3)
−10.6
(12.9)
−3.7
(25.3)
4.2
(39.6)
7.2
(45.0)
5.1
(41.2)
−3.4
(25.9)
−12.4
(9.7)
−22.9
(−9.2)
−28.5
(−19.3)
−31.5
(−24.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 3.8
(0.15)
7.5
(0.30)
12.0
(0.47)
24.2
(0.95)
66.7
(2.63)
84.9
(3.34)
128.3
(5.05)
126.0
(4.96)
58.7
(2.31)
22.6
(0.89)
17.4
(0.69)
6.6
(0.26)
558.7
(22)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 3.2 4.0 6.5 8.5 14.6 15.5 15.8 15.3 9.6 6.2 6.2 4.4 109.8
Average snowy days 6.6 6.9 9.1 4.4 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 7.8 7.8 44.8
Average relative humidity (%) 55 50 48 48 58 71 79 81 74 58 56 55 61
Mean monthly sunshine hours 175.4 182.8 214.2 203.1 210.0 191.1 180.3 191.2 206.3 201.2 159.7 153.4 2,268.7
Percent possible sunshine 60 61 58 51 46 42 39 45 56 59 55 55 52
Source: China Meteorological Administration[3][4]

References

  1. ^ a b Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, ed. (2019). China Urban Construction Statistical Yearbook 2017. Beijing: China Statistics Press. p. 50. Archived from the original on 18 June 2019. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  2. ^ "延边朝鲜族自治州-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). xzqh.org. Retrieved 2011-04-28.
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 7 July 2023.
  4. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 7 July 2023.