Luoding
罗定市
Loting
Luoding Wen Ta 2013.11.17 17-34-21.jpg
Luoding is located in Guangdong
Luoding
Luoding
Location in Guangdong
Coordinates: 22°46′08″N 111°34′11″E / 22.7689°N 111.5697°E / 22.7689; 111.5697Coordinates: 22°46′08″N 111°34′11″E / 22.7689°N 111.5697°E / 22.7689; 111.5697
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityYunfu
Area
 • Total2,300 km2 (900 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
959,067
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Luoding
Simplified Chinese罗定
Traditional Chinese羅定
Hanyu PinyinLuódìng
PostalLoting

Luoding, alternately romanized as Loting,[a] is a county-level city in the northwestern part of Guangdong province (粤北), South China. It is administered as part of the prefecture-level city of Yunfu.

History

As early as 10,000 years ago, there were ancient people inhabited within Luoding City. Famous monument is the rock carving called Long Anyan Grottoes (龍盦巖石窟).

Geography

Map including Luoding (labeled as LO-TING 罗定) (AMS, 1954)
Map including Luoding (labeled as LO-TING 罗定) (AMS, 1954)

Luoding borders Guangxi to the northwest.

Notable people

Climate

Climate data for Luoding (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 29.8
(85.6)
33.4
(92.1)
33.6
(92.5)
37.0
(98.6)
37.2
(99.0)
38.2
(100.8)
39.3
(102.7)
39.0
(102.2)
38.2
(100.8)
36.3
(97.3)
34.0
(93.2)
30.3
(86.5)
39.3
(102.7)
Average high °C (°F) 19.0
(66.2)
20.1
(68.2)
23.1
(73.6)
27.4
(81.3)
30.9
(87.6)
32.8
(91.0)
34.1
(93.4)
33.8
(92.8)
32.0
(89.6)
29.4
(84.9)
25.3
(77.5)
21.1
(70.0)
27.4
(81.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 13.9
(57.0)
15.6
(60.1)
18.8
(65.8)
23.1
(73.6)
26.2
(79.2)
28.0
(82.4)
28.9
(84.0)
28.6
(83.5)
27.0
(80.6)
24.2
(75.6)
19.4
(66.9)
15.1
(59.2)
22.4
(72.3)
Average low °C (°F) 10.4
(50.7)
12.6
(54.7)
15.7
(60.3)
20.1
(68.2)
23.0
(73.4)
24.9
(76.8)
25.5
(77.9)
25.3
(77.5)
23.6
(74.5)
20.3
(68.5)
15.3
(59.5)
11.0
(51.8)
19.0
(66.1)
Record low °C (°F) 0.8
(33.4)
2.6
(36.7)
3.1
(37.6)
9.3
(48.7)
13.8
(56.8)
18.0
(64.4)
21.0
(69.8)
21.5
(70.7)
15.9
(60.6)
9.3
(48.7)
4.0
(39.2)
−0.2
(31.6)
−0.2
(31.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 46.9
(1.85)
60.6
(2.39)
73.3
(2.89)
145.3
(5.72)
207.0
(8.15)
200.3
(7.89)
187.1
(7.37)
176.4
(6.94)
158.6
(6.24)
66.6
(2.62)
38.3
(1.51)
27.1
(1.07)
1,387.5
(54.64)
Average relative humidity (%) 76 79 81 81 80 81 78 80 79 75 73 73 78
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Also romanized as Lo-ting.[1]

References

  1. ^ Baynes, T. S., ed. (1878), "China" , Encyclopædia Britannica, vol. 5 (9th ed.), New York: Charles Scribner's Sons