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Shengsi
嵊泗县
Shengsi County is in green here on the map.
Shengsi County is in green here on the map.
Shengsi is located in Zhejiang
Shengsi
Shengsi
Location in Zhejiang
Coordinates: 30°43′26″N 122°27′16″E / 30.72389°N 122.45444°E / 30.72389; 122.45444
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceZhejiang
Prefecture-level cityZhoushan
Area
 • Land86 km2 (33 sq mi)
 • Water8,738 km2 (3,374 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total75,221
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
202450
Websitewww.shengsi.gov.cn
Shengsi
Chinese嵊泗
PostalShengsze

Shengsi County is a county in the northeast of Zhejiang province consisting of an archipelago islands located to the east of Hangzhou Bay. It is under the administration of Zhoushan City and is the easternmost county-level division in the province. The islands of Greater and Lesser Yangshan are connected with Shanghai's Pudong New Area by the Donghai Bridge and their port forms part of the Port of Shanghai. They are, however, not counted among the islands of Shanghai.

The county consists of 630 islands and islets, of which 13 have more than 100 inhabitants.[1]

Administrative divisions

Towns:[2]

Townships:

Climate

Climate data for Shengsi (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 22.2
(72.0)
25.9
(78.6)
27.0
(80.6)
29.8
(85.6)
30.3
(86.5)
34.3
(93.7)
36.3
(97.3)
36.4
(97.5)
35.1
(95.2)
32.4
(90.3)
25.3
(77.5)
21.9
(71.4)
36.4
(97.5)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 8.5
(47.3)
9.6
(49.3)
12.7
(54.9)
17.4
(63.3)
21.9
(71.4)
25.2
(77.4)
29.6
(85.3)
29.9
(85.8)
26.7
(80.1)
22.3
(72.1)
17.5
(63.5)
11.5
(52.7)
19.4
(66.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.1
(43.0)
6.8
(44.2)
9.7
(49.5)
14.1
(57.4)
18.9
(66.0)
22.5
(72.5)
26.6
(79.9)
27.1
(80.8)
24.3
(75.7)
20.0
(68.0)
15.1
(59.2)
9.1
(48.4)
16.7
(62.1)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 4.1
(39.4)
4.7
(40.5)
7.4
(45.3)
11.7
(53.1)
16.6
(61.9)
20.6
(69.1)
24.5
(76.1)
25.1
(77.2)
22.5
(72.5)
18.2
(64.8)
13.1
(55.6)
7.0
(44.6)
14.6
(58.3)
Record low °C (°F) −5.5
(22.1)
−3.0
(26.6)
−2.5
(27.5)
3.7
(38.7)
8.1
(46.6)
12.7
(54.9)
18.0
(64.4)
18.9
(66.0)
15.0
(59.0)
8.1
(46.6)
0.8
(33.4)
−5.7
(21.7)
−5.7
(21.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 65.3
(2.57)
67.4
(2.65)
103.3
(4.07)
90.3
(3.56)
95.1
(3.74)
202.2
(7.96)
106.5
(4.19)
128.4
(5.06)
86.5
(3.41)
84.5
(3.33)
62.9
(2.48)
62.5
(2.46)
1,154.9
(45.48)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 10.9 10.2 13.5 12.4 12.0 14.9 8.6 9.5 9.5 7.6 9.7 9.1 127.9
Average snowy days 2.4 2.0 0.6 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 5.9
Average relative humidity (%) 74 76 78 79 82 88 86 85 80 72 72 71 79
Mean monthly sunshine hours 115.8 118.3 144.9 164.4 176.2 130.9 231.9 238.9 189.5 179.8 135.8 133.4 1,959.8
Percent possible sunshine 36 38 39 42 42 31 54 59 52 51 43 42 44
Source: China Meteorological Administration[3][4]
Climate data for Xiaoyangshan Island (2006−2020 normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 8.0
(46.4)
9.4
(48.9)
13.2
(55.8)
17.8
(64.0)
22.8
(73.0)
25.6
(78.1)
30.6
(87.1)
31.0
(87.8)
27.0
(80.6)
22.6
(72.7)
17.5
(63.5)
11.1
(52.0)
19.7
(67.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.9
(42.6)
6.9
(44.4)
10.2
(50.4)
14.7
(58.5)
19.8
(67.6)
23.1
(73.6)
27.6
(81.7)
28.2
(82.8)
24.7
(76.5)
20.5
(68.9)
15.3
(59.5)
8.8
(47.8)
17.1
(62.9)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 4.2
(39.6)
4.9
(40.8)
8.0
(46.4)
12.4
(54.3)
17.6
(63.7)
21.3
(70.3)
25.5
(77.9)
26.2
(79.2)
23.0
(73.4)
18.9
(66.0)
13.6
(56.5)
7.0
(44.6)
15.2
(59.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 64.1
(2.52)
77.2
(3.04)
104.1
(4.10)
90.8
(3.57)
95.5
(3.76)
251.0
(9.88)
106.6
(4.20)
118.2
(4.65)
129.5
(5.10)
95.8
(3.77)
69.7
(2.74)
60.5
(2.38)
1,263
(49.71)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 11.1 11.3 13.0 10.5 11.0 15.3 9.5 9.1 10.5 6.3 10.3 9.2 127.1
Average snowy days 2.1 1.5 0.3 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 5
Average relative humidity (%) 74 77 76 77 79 87 82 81 78 71 72 70 77
Mean monthly sunshine hours 114.4 110.7 152.7 174.4 183.3 122.5 230.6 247.2 174.8 172.0 131.7 141.4 1,955.7
Percent possible sunshine 36 35 41 45 43 29 54 61 48 49 42 45 44
Source: China Meteorological Administration[5][6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "嵊泗县人民政府 嵊泗简介" [Shengsi County People's Government Introduction to Shengsi]. www.shengsi.gov.cn. Retrieved 2021-04-04.
  2. ^ "舟山市-行政区划网 www.xzqh.org" (in Chinese). XZQH. Retrieved 2012-05-24.
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 25 June 2023.
  4. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 25 June 2023.
  5. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 26 August 2023.
  6. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 26 August 2023.