Weishan County
巍山县 · وِشًا
Gongchen Tower, atop the Gongchen Gate, is a symbol of Weishan
Gongchen Tower, atop the Gongchen Gate, is a symbol of Weishan
Location of Weishan County (pink) in Dali Prefecture (yellow) and Yunnan
Location of Weishan County (pink) in Dali Prefecture (yellow) and Yunnan
Coordinates (Weishan County government): 25°13′37″N 100°18′25″E / 25.227°N 100.307°E / 25.227; 100.307Coordinates: 25°13′37″N 100°18′25″E / 25.227°N 100.307°E / 25.227; 100.307
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Autonomous prefectureDali
Area
 • Total2,200 km2 (800 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total304,400
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
672400
Area code(s)0872
ClimateCwb
Websitewww.ws.yn.gov.cn

Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County (Chinese: 巍山彝族回族自治县; pinyin: Wēishān Yízú Huízú Zìzhìxiàn; Xiao'erjing: وِشًا یِذُو خُوِذُو ذِجِشِیًا‎) is an autonomous county in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, in the west-central part of Yunnan Province, China. It was known as Menghua (蒙化) until the 1950s.

Geography

It is situated in the upper section of the Ailao Mountains and the Wuliang Mountains.

Administrative divisions

Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County has 4 towns and 6 townships.[1]

4 towns
  • Nanzhao (南诏镇)
  • Miaojie (庙街镇)
  • Dacang (大仓镇)
  • Yongjian (永建镇)
6 townships
  • Weibaoshan (巍宝山乡)
  • Ma'anshan (马鞍山乡)
  • Zijin (紫金乡)
  • Wuyin (五印乡)
  • Niujie (牛街乡)
  • Qinghua (青华乡)

Climate

Climate data for Weishan (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 23.6
(74.5)
25.6
(78.1)
29.6
(85.3)
31.5
(88.7)
34.3
(93.7)
32.5
(90.5)
31.9
(89.4)
31.2
(88.2)
31.0
(87.8)
28.8
(83.8)
25.4
(77.7)
22.6
(72.7)
34.3
(93.7)
Average high °C (°F) 17.4
(63.3)
18.9
(66.0)
22.2
(72.0)
25.0
(77.0)
26.6
(79.9)
26.5
(79.7)
25.8
(78.4)
26.2
(79.2)
25.2
(77.4)
23.4
(74.1)
20.2
(68.4)
17.7
(63.9)
22.9
(73.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 8.5
(47.3)
10.3
(50.5)
13.5
(56.3)
16.9
(62.4)
20.1
(68.2)
21.7
(71.1)
21.2
(70.2)
20.8
(69.4)
19.4
(66.9)
17.0
(62.6)
12.4
(54.3)
8.9
(48.0)
15.9
(60.6)
Average low °C (°F) 1.5
(34.7)
3.1
(37.6)
6.1
(43.0)
10.1
(50.2)
14.7
(58.5)
18.2
(64.8)
18.3
(64.9)
17.5
(63.5)
16.0
(60.8)
13.1
(55.6)
7.2
(45.0)
2.8
(37.0)
10.7
(51.3)
Record low °C (°F) −4.0
(24.8)
−2.4
(27.7)
−0.9
(30.4)
2.5
(36.5)
7.7
(45.9)
12.3
(54.1)
12.9
(55.2)
11.6
(52.9)
6.8
(44.2)
5.0
(41.0)
0.6
(33.1)
−4.5
(23.9)
−4.5
(23.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 17.8
(0.70)
21.7
(0.85)
24.9
(0.98)
27.6
(1.09)
64.5
(2.54)
119.2
(4.69)
157.3
(6.19)
145.9
(5.74)
109.6
(4.31)
86.2
(3.39)
31.1
(1.22)
9.8
(0.39)
815.6
(32.09)
Average relative humidity (%) 67 62 59 59 63 73 80 83 82 79 76 73 71
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.