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Ninglang County
宁蒗县 · ꆀꆿꑤ
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
Ninglang County is located in Yunnan
Ninglang County
Ninglang County
Location within China
Ninglang County is located in China
Ninglang County
Ninglang County
Ninglang County (China)
Coordinates: 27°17′02″N 100°51′36″E / 27.28389°N 100.86000°E / 27.28389; 100.86000
CountryChina
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityLijiang
County seatDaxing Subdistrict
Area
 • Total6,206 km2 (2,396 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 census)[1]
 • Total244,525
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
674300
Area code0888
ClimateCwb
Websitewww.ynnl.gov.cn

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 2 subdistricts, 3 towns, 10 townships and 1 ethnic township.[2]

2 subdistricts
4 towns
10 townships
1 ethnic township

Climate

Climate data for Ninglang (1991–2014 normals, extremes 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)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 15.5
(59.9)
17.6
(63.7)
20.2
(68.4)
23.2
(73.8)
24.8
(76.6)
25.3
(77.5)
24.7
(76.5)
24.6
(76.3)
23.5
(74.3)
21.6
(70.9)
18.2
(64.8)
15.7
(60.3)
21.2
(70.2)
Daily mean °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
6.5
(43.7)
9.8
(49.6)
13.3
(55.9)
17.2
(63.0)
19.4
(66.9)
19.1
(66.4)
18.5
(65.3)
16.9
(62.4)
13.5
(56.3)
8.3
(46.9)
4.5
(40.1)
12.6
(54.7)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −4.9
(23.2)
−2.9
(26.8)
0.6
(33.1)
4.3
(39.7)
10.3
(50.5)
14.7
(58.5)
15.5
(59.9)
14.7
(58.5)
13.1
(55.6)
8.1
(46.6)
1.4
(34.5)
−3.5
(25.7)
5.9
(42.7)
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) 4.7
(0.19)
3.7
(0.15)
9.6
(0.38)
18.5
(0.73)
62.8
(2.47)
160.5
(6.32)
244.5
(9.63)
200.5
(7.89)
138.1
(5.44)
47.8
(1.88)
12.1
(0.48)
1.7
(0.07)
904.5
(35.63)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.0 2.3 3.5 5.4 11.5 17.1 23.0 21.8 18.3 10.1 3.5 1.2 119.7
Average snowy days 0.9 0.4 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 0.3 2.2
Average relative humidity (%) 60 55 54 56 62 74 82 83 82 78 74 68 69
Mean monthly sunshine hours 248.5 235.3 249.3 242.9 217.4 163.3 129.3 136.1 131.5 184.6 210.5 239.2 2,387.9
Percent possible sunshine 75 74 67 63 52 40 31 34 36 52 66 74 55
Source: China Meteorological Administration[3][4]

References

  1. ^ Yunnan: Prefectures, Cities, Districts and Counties
  2. ^ "国家统计局" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China.
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 9 April 2023.
  4. ^ "Experience Template" 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 9 April 2023.