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Xuanwei
宣威市
Location of Xuanwei City (pink) and Qujing Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Location of Xuanwei City (pink) and Qujing Prefecture (yellow) within Yunnan province of China
Xuanwei is located in Yunnan
Xuanwei
Xuanwei
Location of the city center in Yunnan
Coordinates: 26°13′05″N 104°06′11″E / 26.218°N 104.103°E / 26.218; 104.103
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceYunnan
Prefecture-level cityQujing
Area
 • Total6,705 km2 (2,589 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,279,597
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (CST)
Postal code
655400
Area code0874
Websitewww.xw.gov.cn

Xuanwei (Chinese: 宣威; pinyin: Xuānwēi) is a county-level city in the northeast of Yunnan Province, China, bordering Guizhou province to the east. It is under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Qujing.

Administrative divisions

Xuanwei City has 9 subdistricts, 13 towns and 7 townships.[1]

9 subdistricts
  • Wanshui (宛水街道)
  • Xining (西宁街道)
  • Shuanglong (双龙街道)
  • Hongqiao (虹桥街道)
  • Fenghua (丰华街道)
  • Yanjing (板桥街道)
  • Laibin (来宾街道)
  • Fenghuang (凤凰街道)
  • Fuxing (复兴街道)
13 towns
  • Geyi (格宜镇)
  • Tianba (田坝镇)
  • Yangchang (羊场镇)
  • Tangtang (倘塘镇)
  • Luoshui (落水镇)
  • Wude (务德镇)
  • Haidai (海岱镇)
  • Longchang (龙场镇)
  • Longtan (龙潭镇)
  • Reshui (热水镇)
  • Baoshan (宝山镇)
  • Dongshan (东山镇)
  • Yangliu (杨柳镇)
7 townships
  • Puli (普立乡)
  • Xize (西泽乡)
  • Delu (得禄乡)
  • Shuanghe (双河乡)
  • Lefeng (乐丰乡)
  • Wenxing (文兴乡)
  • Adou (阿都乡)

Demographics

The population of Xuanwei is predominantly Han, with the ethnic minority population comprising members of the Yi, Zhuang, Miao, and Hui ethnic groups.[2]

Food

It is famous as the origin of Xuanwei ham.

Climate

Climate data for Xuanwei (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 25.4
(77.7)
28.2
(82.8)
30.2
(86.4)
32.5
(90.5)
33.7
(92.7)
33.9
(93.0)
30.5
(86.9)
30.2
(86.4)
30.5
(86.9)
27.1
(80.8)
26.3
(79.3)
25.2
(77.4)
33.9
(93.0)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 13.6
(56.5)
16.0
(60.8)
20.5
(68.9)
23.5
(74.3)
24.6
(76.3)
24.6
(76.3)
25.0
(77.0)
25.0
(77.0)
22.8
(73.0)
19.3
(66.7)
17.0
(62.6)
13.6
(56.5)
20.5
(68.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.3
(43.3)
8.5
(47.3)
12.4
(54.3)
15.9
(60.6)
18.1
(64.6)
19.3
(66.7)
19.8
(67.6)
19.4
(66.9)
17.4
(63.3)
14.1
(57.4)
10.4
(50.7)
6.8
(44.2)
14.0
(57.2)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 1.6
(34.9)
3.4
(38.1)
6.7
(44.1)
10.2
(50.4)
13.3
(55.9)
15.7
(60.3)
16.4
(61.5)
15.8
(60.4)
13.9
(57.0)
11.0
(51.8)
6.2
(43.2)
2.4
(36.3)
9.7
(49.5)
Record low °C (°F) −10.6
(12.9)
−6.3
(20.7)
−6.6
(20.1)
−1.9
(28.6)
2.4
(36.3)
7.1
(44.8)
6.5
(43.7)
7.0
(44.6)
2.2
(36.0)
−0.7
(30.7)
−6.7
(19.9)
−11.6
(11.1)
−11.6
(11.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18.3
(0.72)
12.9
(0.51)
23.2
(0.91)
37.8
(1.49)
90.7
(3.57)
215.5
(8.48)
175.3
(6.90)
136.2
(5.36)
127.4
(5.02)
88.3
(3.48)
23.9
(0.94)
12.3
(0.48)
961.8
(37.86)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 7.6 6.8 7.9 9.1 14.2 18.7 17.9 17.2 14.7 14.5 7.2 7.0 142.8
Average snowy days 4.7 3.4 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 2.7 12.3
Average relative humidity (%) 67 61 57 57 64 75 77 76 77 78 72 71 69
Mean monthly sunshine hours 154.9 174.6 213.6 209.8 180.1 126.3 133.4 142.3 117.5 105.7 141.0 135.7 1,834.9
Percent possible sunshine 47 55 57 54 43 31 32 36 32 30 44 42 42
Source: China Meteorological Administration[3][4]

References

  1. ^ "国家统计局" (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China. Retrieved 2021-12-07.
  2. ^ https://www.yunnanexploration.com/destination/xuanwei/overview
  3. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 20 September 2023.
  4. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 20 September 2023.