Jiangchuan
江川区
A sculpture in Jiangchuan
A sculpture in Jiangchuan
Location of Jiangchuan (pink) and Yuxi Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Location of Jiangchuan (pink) and Yuxi Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityYuxi
Area
 • Total850 km2 (330 sq mi)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total260,000
 • Density310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
652600
Area code(s)0877
Websitewww.ynjc.gov.cn

Jiangchuan District (Chinese: 江川区; pinyin: Jiāngchuān Qū) is located in Yuxi, Yunnan, China.

The district is known for its Gantangjing Paleolithic sites which contains traces of the use of fire, presence of prehistoric carnivorous and rfauna.[1]

Administrative divisions

Jiangchuan District has 1 subdistrict, 4 towns, 1 township and 1 ethnic township.[2]

1 subdistrict
4 towns
  • Jiangcheng (江城镇)
  • Qianwei (前卫镇)
  • Jiuxi (九溪镇)
  • Luju (路居镇)
1 township
1 ethnic township

Climate

Climate data for Jiangchuan (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 23.8
(74.8)
26.2
(79.2)
29.6
(85.3)
31.5
(88.7)
32.7
(90.9)
32.2
(90.0)
32.1
(89.8)
31.0
(87.8)
31.8
(89.2)
28.2
(82.8)
26.4
(79.5)
24.6
(76.3)
32.7
(90.9)
Average high °C (°F) 17.2
(63.0)
19.3
(66.7)
22.5
(72.5)
25.6
(78.1)
25.8
(78.4)
25.9
(78.6)
25.6
(78.1)
25.7
(78.3)
24.3
(75.7)
22.2
(72.0)
19.3
(66.7)
16.7
(62.1)
22.5
(72.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 8.7
(47.7)
10.6
(51.1)
14.0
(57.2)
17.9
(64.2)
20.1
(68.2)
21.0
(69.8)
20.8
(69.4)
20.4
(68.7)
18.9
(66.0)
16.7
(62.1)
12.5
(54.5)
8.9
(48.0)
15.9
(60.6)
Average low °C (°F) 2.8
(37.0)
3.8
(38.8)
6.8
(44.2)
11.1
(52.0)
15.4
(59.7)
17.5
(63.5)
17.5
(63.5)
16.9
(62.4)
15.5
(59.9)
13.3
(55.9)
8.0
(46.4)
3.8
(38.8)
11.0
(51.8)
Record low °C (°F) −4.0
(24.8)
−1.9
(28.6)
−2.3
(27.9)
2.1
(35.8)
6.8
(44.2)
11.3
(52.3)
12.6
(54.7)
11.5
(52.7)
7.6
(45.7)
4.9
(40.8)
−1.9
(28.6)
−5.9
(21.4)
−5.9
(21.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 13.5
(0.53)
17.4
(0.69)
19.4
(0.76)
35.5
(1.40)
88.4
(3.48)
137.3
(5.41)
167.3
(6.59)
154.8
(6.09)
93.3
(3.67)
66.5
(2.62)
41.0
(1.61)
14.5
(0.57)
848.9
(33.42)
Average relative humidity (%) 74 68 62 60 68 78 82 82 80 80 78 78 74
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ Fire-using remains found in Gantangjing Paleolithic site in Yunnan, 2016.
  2. ^ "国家统计局" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2021-12-07.

Coordinates: 24°19′04″N 102°45′11″E / 24.31778°N 102.75306°E / 24.31778; 102.75306