Wudalianchi
五大连池市
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Wudalianchi is located in Heilongjiang
Wudalianchi
Wudalianchi
Location in Heilongjiang
Coordinates: 48°45′N 126°10′E / 48.750°N 126.167°E / 48.750; 126.167Coordinates: 48°45′N 126°10′E / 48.750°N 126.167°E / 48.750; 126.167
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHeilongjiang
Prefecture-level cityHeihe
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
164100
Area code(s)0456
ClimateDwb
Websitewww.hljwdlc.gov.cn

Wudalianchi (Chinese: 五大连池; pinyin: Wǔdàliánchí), formerly Dedu County (德都县), is a county-level city in Heilongjiang province, China. It is under the jurisdiction of the prefecture-level city of Heihe.

It contains a volcanic field.

The city's name means "five joint ponds" and refers to a set of interconnected lakes formed after the eruption of the volcanoes of Laoheishan (老黑山, means "Old Black Mountain") and Huoshaoshan (火烧山, means "Fire Burn Mountain") in 1720–21.[1][2]

Waterfalls at the Wudalianchi Geological Park (Chinese: 五大连池世界地质公园)
Waterfalls at the Wudalianchi Geological Park (Chinese: 五大连池世界地质公园)

The city is served by Wudalianchi Dedu Airport.

Administrative divisions

Wudalianchi City is divided into 1 subdistrict, 7 towns and 4 townships.[3]

1 subdistrict
7 towns
4 townships

Demographics

The population of the district was 355,397 in 1999.[4]

Climate

Climate data for Wudalianchi (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) −4.0
(24.8)
5.3
(41.5)
19.6
(67.3)
28.0
(82.4)
35.3
(95.5)
39.0
(102.2)
36.5
(97.7)
33.3
(91.9)
35.1
(95.2)
25.0
(77.0)
11.9
(53.4)
3.3
(37.9)
39.0
(102.2)
Average high °C (°F) −17.1
(1.2)
−10.9
(12.4)
−1.0
(30.2)
10.9
(51.6)
19.5
(67.1)
25.0
(77.0)
26.4
(79.5)
24.7
(76.5)
18.8
(65.8)
9.1
(48.4)
−4.6
(23.7)
−15.0
(5.0)
7.2
(44.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) −23.1
(−9.6)
−18.1
(−0.6)
−7.5
(18.5)
4.7
(40.5)
12.8
(55.0)
18.9
(66.0)
21.2
(70.2)
19.2
(66.6)
12.5
(54.5)
3.0
(37.4)
−10.2
(13.6)
−20.5
(−4.9)
1.1
(33.9)
Average low °C (°F) −28.3
(−18.9)
−24.5
(−12.1)
−14.0
(6.8)
−1.5
(29.3)
5.6
(42.1)
12.4
(54.3)
16.1
(61.0)
14.1
(57.4)
6.5
(43.7)
−2.4
(27.7)
−15.2
(4.6)
−25.4
(−13.7)
−4.7
(23.5)
Record low °C (°F) −43.0
(−45.4)
−43.6
(−46.5)
−37.4
(−35.3)
−14.3
(6.3)
−6.1
(21.0)
0.8
(33.4)
8.3
(46.9)
3.4
(38.1)
−6.1
(21.0)
−20.5
(−4.9)
−33.5
(−28.3)
−42.6
(−44.7)
−43.6
(−46.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4.1
(0.16)
3.5
(0.14)
8.3
(0.33)
25.2
(0.99)
39.2
(1.54)
84.3
(3.32)
139.4
(5.49)
111.4
(4.39)
62.9
(2.48)
26.1
(1.03)
8.0
(0.31)
6.7
(0.26)
519.1
(20.44)
Average relative humidity (%) 75 72 62 55 53 67 79 81 71 64 70 76 69
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center[5]

References

  1. ^ "Wudalianchi". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. (五大连池火山群)
  2. ^ The Wudalianchi Scenic Spot
  3. ^ "国家统计局" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2021-12-07.
  4. ^ National Population Statistics Materials by County and City - 1999 Period, in China County & City Population 1999, Harvard China Historical GIS
  5. ^ 中国地面气候标准值月值(1981-2010) (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Data Service Center. Retrieved 22 August 2022.