The traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar divides a year into 24 solar terms.Qiūfēn, Shūbun, Chubun, or Thu phân is the 16th solar term. It begins when the Sun reaches the celestial longitude of 180° and ends when it reaches the longitude of 195°. It more often refers in particular to the day when the Sun is exactly at the celestial longitude of 180°. In the Gregorian calendar, it usually begins around September 23 and ends around October 8.
雷始收聲, 'Thunder begins to soften'
蟄蟲培戶, 'Insects make nests'
水始涸, 'Water begins to solidify'
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