Pingshan County
平山县
Taihang Mountains in Pingshan
Taihang Mountains in Pingshan
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Pingshan County is located in Hebei
Pingshan County
Pingshan County
Location in Hebei
Coordinates: 38°14′49″N 114°11′56″E / 38.247°N 114.199°E / 38.247; 114.199
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityShijiazhuang
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Pingshan County, Hebei (simplified Chinese: 平山县; traditional Chinese: 平山縣; pinyin: Píngshān Xiàn; lit. 'Flat Mountain') is a county of Hebei Province, North China, bordering Shanxi province to the west. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Shijiazhuang, the provincial capital.

The town of Xibaipo, where the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and the headquarters of the People's Liberation Army during the decisive stages of the Chinese Civil War between May 26, 1948 and March 23, 1949 were located, is in this county.

Administrative divisions

Towns:

Townships:

Notable people:

Climate

Climate data for Pingshan (2000–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 18.3
(64.9)
25.1
(77.2)
31.7
(89.1)
35.2
(95.4)
38.8
(101.8)
43.3
(109.9)
42.4
(108.3)
37.5
(99.5)
38.3
(100.9)
33.0
(91.4)
27.1
(80.8)
22.4
(72.3)
43.3
(109.9)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 2.4
(36.3)
6.5
(43.7)
14.7
(58.5)
21.5
(70.7)
27.5
(81.5)
31.3
(88.3)
31.7
(89.1)
30.0
(86.0)
26.1
(79.0)
19.8
(67.6)
11.0
(51.8)
4.2
(39.6)
18.9
(66.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) −2.7
(27.1)
1.0
(33.8)
8.7
(47.7)
15.4
(59.7)
21.6
(70.9)
25.6
(78.1)
26.9
(80.4)
25.4
(77.7)
20.8
(69.4)
14.2
(57.6)
5.8
(42.4)
−0.7
(30.7)
13.5
(56.3)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −6.8
(19.8)
−3.4
(25.9)
3.1
(37.6)
9.5
(49.1)
15.8
(60.4)
20.2
(68.4)
22.8
(73.0)
21.6
(70.9)
16.6
(61.9)
9.8
(49.6)
1.7
(35.1)
−4.5
(23.9)
8.9
(48.0)
Record low °C (°F) −18.2
(−0.8)
−14.6
(5.7)
−8.2
(17.2)
−0.6
(30.9)
5.8
(42.4)
11.2
(52.2)
16.1
(61.0)
14.3
(57.7)
6.9
(44.4)
−2.4
(27.7)
−10.4
(13.3)
−15.7
(3.7)
−18.2
(−0.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 3.6
(0.14)
5.2
(0.20)
9.9
(0.39)
22.8
(0.90)
41.7
(1.64)
65.3
(2.57)
152.9
(6.02)
139.2
(5.48)
60.5
(2.38)
27.9
(1.10)
16.5
(0.65)
3.1
(0.12)
548.6
(21.59)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.0 2.6 3.0 5.9 6.5 9.3 12.5 10.9 7.9 5.6 4.0 2.0 72.2
Average snowy days 2.4 2.7 1.2 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 2.2 10.2
Average relative humidity (%) 58 53 48 52 55 59 73 76 71 65 63 59 61
Mean monthly sunshine hours 152.1 162.3 215.5 237.6 265.3 226.6 186.2 195.9 196.7 188.3 160.2 151.1 2,337.8
Percent possible sunshine 50 53 58 60 60 51 42 47 53 55 54 51 53
Source: China Meteorological Administration[1][2]

References

  1. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 25 August 2023.
  2. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 25 August 2023.