Xinghai County
兴海县 · བྲག་དཀར་རྫོང་།
Xinghai County (red) within Hainan Prefecture (yellow) and Qinghai
Xinghai County (red) within Hainan Prefecture (yellow) and Qinghai
Xinghai is located in Qinghai
Xinghai
Xinghai
Location of the seat in Qinghai
Coordinates (Xinghai government): 35°35′22″N 99°59′22″E / 35.5894°N 99.9894°E / 35.5894; 99.9894
CountryChina
ProvinceQinghai
Prefecture-level cityHainan
County seatZigortang
Area
 • Total13,158 km2 (5,080 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total75,833
 • Density5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
813300
Area code0974
Websitewww.xinghai.gov.cn
Xinghai County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese兴海县
Traditional Chinese興海縣
Tibetan name
Tibetanབྲག་དཀར་རྫོང་། or ཞིན་ཧེ་རྫོང་།

Xinghai County (Chinese: 兴海县; Tibetan: བྲག་དཀར་རྫོང་།) is a county under the jurisdiction of Hainan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in the east-central part of Qinghai Province, China.

Xinghai has an area of 13,158 km2 (5,080 sq mi), and a 2001 population of 60,000.

Administrative divisions

Xinghai is made up of 3 towns, and 4 townships.

Name Simplified Chinese Hanyu Pinyin Tibetan Wylie Administrative division code
Towns
Zigortang Town
(Ziketan)
子科滩镇 Zǐkētān Zhèn རྩི་གོར་ཐང་གྲོང་བརྡལ། rtsi gor thang grong brdal 632524100
Hoika Town
(Heka)
河卡镇 Hékǎ Zhèn ཧོལ་ཁ་གྲོང་རྡལ། hol kha grong rdal 632524101
Qu'ngoin Town
(Qushi'an)
曲什安镇 Qǔshí'ān Zhèn ཆུ་སྔོན་གྲོང་བརྡལ། chu sngon grong brdal 632524102
Townships
Qukoi Township
(Tsigorthang,[2] Wenquan)
温泉乡 Wēnquán Xiāng ཆུ་ཁོལ་ཞང་། chu khol zhang 632524200
Lungsang Township
(Longzang, Longcang)
龙藏乡 Lóngzàng Xiāng ལུང་བཟང་ཞང་། lung bzang zhang 632524201
Zhongtü Township
(Zhongtie)
中铁乡 Zhōngtiě Xiāng འབྲོང་མཐུལ་ཞང་། 'brong mthul zhang 632524202
Tangnag Township
(Tangnaihai)
唐乃亥乡 Tángnǎihài Xiāng ཐང་ནག་ཞང་། thang nag zhang 632524203

Climate

Climate data for Xinghai (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 12.9
(55.2)
15.0
(59.0)
20.1
(68.2)
25.5
(77.9)
24.9
(76.8)
25.7
(78.3)
30.2
(86.4)
29.9
(85.8)
26.9
(80.4)
19.6
(67.3)
13.8
(56.8)
12.8
(55.0)
30.2
(86.4)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) −0.5
(31.1)
2.9
(37.2)
7.0
(44.6)
11.7
(53.1)
14.6
(58.3)
16.8
(62.2)
19.2
(66.6)
19.2
(66.6)
15.5
(59.9)
10.3
(50.5)
5.3
(41.5)
0.7
(33.3)
10.2
(50.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) −10.9
(12.4)
−7.0
(19.4)
−2.0
(28.4)
3.7
(38.7)
7.6
(45.7)
10.8
(51.4)
13.0
(55.4)
12.4
(54.3)
8.4
(47.1)
2.0
(35.6)
−4.8
(23.4)
−10.0
(14.0)
1.9
(35.5)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −19.4
(−2.9)
−15.5
(4.1)
−10.0
(14.0)
−4.2
(24.4)
0.6
(33.1)
4.7
(40.5)
6.9
(44.4)
6.2
(43.2)
2.6
(36.7)
−4.4
(24.1)
−12.4
(9.7)
−18.3
(−0.9)
−5.3
(22.5)
Record low °C (°F) −31.5
(−24.7)
−30.9
(−23.6)
−24.1
(−11.4)
−18.1
(−0.6)
−9.8
(14.4)
−5.7
(21.7)
−1.9
(28.6)
−3.8
(25.2)
−7.5
(18.5)
−15.1
(4.8)
−26.6
(−15.9)
−28.7
(−19.7)
−31.5
(−24.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 1.5
(0.06)
2.2
(0.09)
5.8
(0.23)
15.0
(0.59)
48.2
(1.90)
77.0
(3.03)
92.3
(3.63)
77.6
(3.06)
54.3
(2.14)
14.7
(0.58)
1.6
(0.06)
1.0
(0.04)
391.2
(15.41)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.0 2.1 4.1 5.7 12.8 17.7 17.9 16.3 13.7 6.6 1.3 0.9 101.1
Average snowy days 3.1 3.4 6.0 6.5 4.1 0.4 0 0.1 0.8 5.4 2.2 1.3 33.3
Average relative humidity (%) 38 35 36 41 54 65 69 69 69 58 42 37 51
Mean monthly sunshine hours 229.6 211.0 235.9 239.6 227.7 197.8 209.4 216.6 188.8 227.4 239.9 237.4 2,661.1
Percent possible sunshine 73 68 63 61 52 46 48 53 51 66 79 79 62
Source: China Meteorological Administration[3][4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "海南州第七次全国人口普查公报(第二号)——县级常住人口情况" (in Chinese). Government of Hainan Prefecture. 2021-06-25.
  2. ^ ""They Say We Should Be Grateful": Mass Rehousing and Relocation Programs in Tibetan Areas of China" (PDF). Human Rights Watch. June 2013. Retrieved June 28, 2013.
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 27 September 2023.
  4. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 27 September 2023.