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Ninglang County
宁蒗彝族自治县 · ꆀꆿꆈꌠꊨꏦꏱꅉꑤ
Ninglang Yi Autonomous County
Lugu Lake
Location of Ninglang County (pink) and Lijiang City (yellow) within Yunnan
Location of Ninglang County (pink) and Lijiang City (yellow) within Yunnan
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityLijiang
Area
 • Total6,206 km2 (2,396 sq mi)
Population
 • Total230,000
 • Density37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
674300
Area code(s)0888
ClimateCwb

Ninglang Yi Autonomous County (simplified Chinese: 宁蒗彝族自治县; traditional Chinese: 寧蒗彝族自治縣; pinyin: Nínglàng Yízú Zìzhìxiàn; Yi: ꆀꆿꆈꌠꊨꏦꏱꅉꑤ nip lat nuo su zyt jie jux dde xiep) is located in the northwest of Yunnan province, China, bordering Sichuan province to the northeast. It is under the administration of Lijiang City. The county is home to the Mosuo people, who lived under the quasi-independent Chiefdom of Yongning until abolished in 1956. Ninglang Luguhu Airport is located in the county.

Administrative divisions

Ninglang Yi Autonomous County has 4 towns, 10 townships and 1 ethnic township.[1]

4 towns
  • Daxing (大兴镇)
  • Yongning (永宁镇)
  • Hongqiao (红桥镇)
  • Zhanhe (战河镇)
10 townships
  • Labo (拉伯乡)
  • Ningli (宁利乡)
  • Jinmian (金棉乡)
  • Xichuan (西川乡)
  • Xibuhe (西布河乡)
  • Yongningping (永宁坪乡)
  • Paomaping (跑马坪乡)
  • Chanzhanhe (蝉战河乡)
  • Xinyingpan (新营盘乡)
  • Lanniqing (烂泥箐乡)
1 ethnic township

Climate

Climate data for Ninglang (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 24.6
(76.3)
26.7
(80.1)
27.8
(82.0)
30.0
(86.0)
31.4
(88.5)
30.8
(87.4)
32.5
(90.5)
30.6
(87.1)
29.9
(85.8)
27.0
(80.6)
25.3
(77.5)
23.8
(74.8)
32.5
(90.5)
Average high °C (°F) 15.5
(59.9)
17.3
(63.1)
20.2
(68.4)
22.8
(73.0)
24.7
(76.5)
25.2
(77.4)
24.6
(76.3)
24.6
(76.3)
23.2
(73.8)
21.5
(70.7)
18.0
(64.4)
15.6
(60.1)
21.1
(70.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
6.5
(43.7)
9.9
(49.8)
13.3
(55.9)
17.2
(63.0)
19.4
(66.9)
19.1
(66.4)
18.5
(65.3)
16.7
(62.1)
13.4
(56.1)
8.3
(46.9)
4.5
(40.1)
12.6
(54.6)
Average low °C (°F) −4.9
(23.2)
−2.9
(26.8)
0.7
(33.3)
4.6
(40.3)
10.3
(50.5)
14.7
(58.5)
15.5
(59.9)
14.7
(58.5)
13.0
(55.4)
8.1
(46.6)
1.5
(34.7)
−3.4
(25.9)
6.0
(42.8)
Record low °C (°F) −9.7
(14.5)
−9.2
(15.4)
−6.6
(20.1)
−2.5
(27.5)
2.7
(36.9)
8.5
(47.3)
8.9
(48.0)
8.7
(47.7)
2.2
(36.0)
−0.9
(30.4)
−5.7
(21.7)
−8.4
(16.9)
−9.7
(14.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4.4
(0.17)
4.2
(0.17)
9.4
(0.37)
18.3
(0.72)
55.7
(2.19)
164.1
(6.46)
241.8
(9.52)
213.5
(8.41)
150.4
(5.92)
58.1
(2.29)
13.0
(0.51)
3.2
(0.13)
936.1
(36.86)
Average relative humidity (%) 60 54 52 56 62 74 82 83 83 79 74 68 69
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

References

  1. ^ "国家统计局" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2021-12-07.

Coordinates: 27°17′02″N 100°51′36″E / 27.28389°N 100.86000°E / 27.28389; 100.86000