Laiyuan County
涞源县
Baishishan (白石山) Section of the Great Wall
Baishishan (白石山) Section of the Great Wall
Laiyuan in Baoding
Laiyuan in Baoding
Baoding in Hebei
Baoding in Hebei
Coordinates: 39°21′36″N 114°41′38″E / 39.360°N 114.694°E / 39.360; 114.694
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityBaoding
County seatLaiyuan Town (涞源镇)
Area
 • Total2,430 km2 (940 sq mi)
Elevation
859 m (2,818 ft)
Population
 (2006)[citation needed]
 • Total270,000
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
074300

Laiyuan County (simplified Chinese: 涞源县; traditional Chinese: 淶源縣; pinyin: Láiyuán Xiàn) is a county in western Hebei province, China, bordering Shanxi province to the west. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Baoding, and, as of 2006, it had a population of 270,000 residing in an area of 2,430 km2 (940 sq mi).

Administrative divisions

There are 7 towns and 10 townships under the county's administration.[1]

Towns:

  • Laiyuan (涞源镇)
  • Yinfang (银坊镇)
  • Zoumayi (走马驿镇)
  • Shuibao (水堡镇)
  • Wang'an (王安镇)
  • Yangjiazhuang (杨家庄镇)
  • Baishishan (白石山镇)

Townships:

  • Nandun Township (南屯乡)
  • Nanmazhuang Township (南马庄乡)
  • Beishifo Township (北石佛乡)
  • Jinjiajing Township (金家井乡)
  • Liujiazhuang Township (留家庄乡)
  • Shangzhuang Township (上庄乡)
  • Dongtuanbao Township (东团堡乡)
  • Tayayi Township (塔崖驿乡)
  • Wulonggou Township (乌龙沟乡)
  • Yanmeidong Township (烟煤洞乡)

Climate

Climate data for Laiyuan (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 15.0
(59.0)
21.0
(69.8)
27.8
(82.0)
34.9
(94.8)
36.6
(97.9)
38.0
(100.4)
39.8
(103.6)
35.1
(95.2)
34.8
(94.6)
27.7
(81.9)
23.6
(74.5)
17.6
(63.7)
39.8
(103.6)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 0.8
(33.4)
4.2
(39.6)
10.5
(50.9)
18.2
(64.8)
24.0
(75.2)
27.4
(81.3)
28.2
(82.8)
26.9
(80.4)
22.8
(73.0)
16.7
(62.1)
8.6
(47.5)
1.9
(35.4)
15.9
(60.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) −7.6
(18.3)
−4.1
(24.6)
2.6
(36.7)
10.3
(50.5)
16.6
(61.9)
20.6
(69.1)
22.3
(72.1)
20.7
(69.3)
15.4
(59.7)
8.7
(47.7)
0.7
(33.3)
−5.8
(21.6)
8.4
(47.1)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −13.8
(7.2)
−10.7
(12.7)
−4.3
(24.3)
2.7
(36.9)
8.9
(48.0)
13.9
(57.0)
17.1
(62.8)
15.4
(59.7)
9.2
(48.6)
2.3
(36.1)
−5.1
(22.8)
−11.4
(11.5)
2.0
(35.6)
Record low °C (°F) −24.7
(−12.5)
−26.9
(−16.4)
−18.5
(−1.3)
−10.5
(13.1)
−3.4
(25.9)
3.7
(38.7)
7.6
(45.7)
4.2
(39.6)
−2.8
(27.0)
−11.6
(11.1)
−21.2
(−6.2)
−25.3
(−13.5)
−26.9
(−16.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2.0
(0.08)
4.4
(0.17)
8.9
(0.35)
20.0
(0.79)
39.2
(1.54)
85.4
(3.36)
135.7
(5.34)
107.9
(4.25)
65.1
(2.56)
25.8
(1.02)
9.6
(0.38)
2.5
(0.10)
506.5
(19.94)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 1.8 2.7 3.9 5.4 8.5 12.6 14.5 13.3 9.8 6.0 3.1 1.7 83.3
Average snowy days 2.3 3.9 3.4 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 2.9 2.8 16.7
Average relative humidity (%) 45 43 42 43 47 60 74 77 72 61 53 47 55
Mean monthly sunshine hours 204.2 196.6 234.4 249.0 270.6 234.0 213.4 216.2 214.4 216.4 199.3 200.0 2,648.5
Percent possible sunshine 67 64 63 62 61 53 47 52 58 63 67 69 61
Source: China Meteorological Administration[2][3]

Transportation

  1. ^ 2011年统计用区划代码和城乡划分代码:阜平县 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2012-07-18.
  2. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 25 August 2023.
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 25 August 2023.