Huzhu
互助县
互助土族自治县
Huzhu Tu Autonomous County
Huzhu Mongghul njeenaa dagnagu xan
Gönlung Jampa Ling monastery in Huzhu County
Huzhu is located in Qinghai
Huzhu
Huzhu
Location of the seat in Qinghai
Coordinates: 36°51′N 102°06′E / 36.850°N 102.100°E / 36.850; 102.100
CountryChina
ProvinceQinghai
Prefecture-level cityHaidong
County seatWeiyuan Town
Area
 • Total3,424 km2 (1,322 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total438,067
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Websitehttp://www.huzhu.gov.cn/
Huzhu Tu Autonomous County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese互助土族自治县
Traditional Chinese互助土族自治縣
Tibetan name
Tibetanཧུའུ་ཀྲུའུ་ཐུའུ་རིགས་རང་སྐྱོང་རྫོང་། or དགོན་ལུང་རྫོང་།

Huzhu Tu Autonomous County (Chinese: 互助土族自治县; Monguor: Huzhu Mongghul njeenaa dagnagu xan), or in short Huzhu County (互助县), is an autonomous county under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Haidong, in the east of Qinghai province, China, bordering Gansu province to the northeast.[1] It has an area of 3,321 km2 (1,282 sq mi) and approximately 370,000 inhabitants (2004). Its seat is the town of Weiyuan.

The monastery of Chuzang, located in the town of Nanmenxia some 20 km (12 mi) northwest of the seat of Huzhu County, is listed as a national monument of China (since 2006).

The Xining Caojiabao Airport (IATA: XNN, ICAO: ZLXN) which serves Xining, capital of Qinghai Province, is located in the county.

Administrative divisions

Huzhu is divided into 1 subdistrict, 7 towns and 9 townships, and 2 ethnic townships.

Climate

Climate data for Huzhu (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 13.6
(56.5)
18.8
(65.8)
24.2
(75.6)
30.2
(86.4)
27.5
(81.5)
28.8
(83.8)
34.9
(94.8)
31.4
(88.5)
27.8
(82.0)
22.3
(72.1)
17.4
(63.3)
13.0
(55.4)
34.9
(94.8)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 1.1
(34.0)
4.5
(40.1)
9.2
(48.6)
14.8
(58.6)
18.2
(64.8)
21.0
(69.8)
23.0
(73.4)
22.3
(72.1)
18.0
(64.4)
13.0
(55.4)
7.5
(45.5)
2.6
(36.7)
12.9
(55.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) −9.2
(15.4)
−5.1
(22.8)
0.6
(33.1)
6.5
(43.7)
10.7
(51.3)
13.9
(57.0)
15.8
(60.4)
14.9
(58.8)
10.8
(51.4)
5.0
(41.0)
−1.8
(28.8)
−7.5
(18.5)
4.6
(40.2)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −16.7
(1.9)
−12.4
(9.7)
−5.8
(21.6)
−0.3
(31.5)
4.0
(39.2)
7.4
(45.3)
9.6
(49.3)
9.2
(48.6)
5.8
(42.4)
−0.2
(31.6)
−7.9
(17.8)
−14.5
(5.9)
−1.8
(28.7)
Record low °C (°F) −28.3
(−18.9)
−26.3
(−15.3)
−23.6
(−10.5)
−11.6
(11.1)
−7.2
(19.0)
−0.9
(30.4)
0.7
(33.3)
0.1
(32.2)
−3.7
(25.3)
−16.4
(2.5)
−24.3
(−11.7)
−31.9
(−25.4)
−31.9
(−25.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2.7
(0.11)
3.5
(0.14)
13.5
(0.53)
26.3
(1.04)
64.6
(2.54)
79.2
(3.12)
97.2
(3.83)
104.8
(4.13)
82.3
(3.24)
31.9
(1.26)
6.7
(0.26)
1.7
(0.07)
514.4
(20.27)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 4.4 4.9 6.6 8.1 13.1 16.5 17.2 15.9 16.5 9.3 4.1 3.1 119.7
Average snowy days 6.3 7.1 9.0 5.4 1.3 0.1 0 0 0.2 3.8 5.5 5.3 44
Average relative humidity (%) 52 50 52 53 59 66 72 74 76 70 62 55 62
Mean monthly sunshine hours 212.0 206.4 228.9 233.5 236.2 221.2 224.9 210.4 179.6 202.0 211.6 210.4 2,577.1
Percent possible sunshine 68 67 61 59 54 51 51 51 49 59 70 71 59
Source: China Meteorological Administration[2][3]

See also

References

  1. ^ Janhunen, Juha (2006-01-27). The Mongolic Languages. Routledge. pp. 286–287. ISBN 978-1-135-79690-7.
  2. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 27 August 2023.
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 27 August 2023.