Yangchun
阳春市
Yeungchun
Yangchun is the northernmost division on this map of Yangjiang
Yangchun is the northernmost division on this map of Yangjiang
Yangchun is located in Guangdong
Yangchun
Yangchun
Coordinates: 22°10′13″N 111°47′30″E / 22.1704°N 111.7916°E / 22.1704; 111.7916
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceGuangdong
Prefecture-level cityYangjiang
Area
 • Total4,055 km2 (1,566 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total849,504
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Postal code
529600
Area code662
Licence plates粤QX, 粤QY
WebsiteOfficial website
Yangchun
Simplified Chinese阳春
Traditional Chinese陽春
Hanyu PinyinYángchūn
Cantonese YaleYèuhngchēun
PostalYeungchun
Literal meaningSunny Spring
Yang Spring

Yangchun, alternately romanized as Yeungchun,[a] is a county-level city in southwestern Guangdong, China, administered as a part of the prefecture-level city of Yangjiang. Yangchun has an area of 4,055 km2 (1,566 sq mi) and had approximately 1.05 million inhabitants in 2003.

History

Under the Qing, Yangchun County made up part of the commandery of Zhaoqing.[1]

Administrative divisions

Yangchun (as Chunzhou) on the 1136 Yuji Tu

Yangchun is divided into the urban quarter Chuncheng (春城街道) and fifteen towns ().[4]

The municipalities are:

Climate

Climate data for Yangchun (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 28.6
(83.5)
29.4
(84.9)
30.1
(86.2)
33.1
(91.6)
35.1
(95.2)
36.9
(98.4)
37.4
(99.3)
38.4
(101.1)
37.4
(99.3)
33.4
(92.1)
33.9
(93.0)
30.0
(86.0)
38.4
(101.1)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 19.7
(67.5)
20.9
(69.6)
23.2
(73.8)
27.0
(80.6)
30.5
(86.9)
32.1
(89.8)
32.7
(90.9)
32.9
(91.2)
31.8
(89.2)
29.4
(84.9)
25.8
(78.4)
21.5
(70.7)
27.3
(81.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 15.2
(59.4)
16.7
(62.1)
19.5
(67.1)
23.4
(74.1)
26.6
(79.9)
28.1
(82.6)
28.6
(83.5)
28.4
(83.1)
27.4
(81.3)
24.9
(76.8)
21.0
(69.8)
16.8
(62.2)
23.1
(73.5)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 12.2
(54.0)
14.0
(57.2)
17.0
(62.6)
21.0
(69.8)
24.0
(75.2)
25.6
(78.1)
25.9
(78.6)
25.6
(78.1)
24.5
(76.1)
21.6
(70.9)
17.6
(63.7)
13.5
(56.3)
20.2
(68.4)
Record low °C (°F) 1.8
(35.2)
3.5
(38.3)
4.1
(39.4)
9.8
(49.6)
14.6
(58.3)
18.9
(66.0)
21.6
(70.9)
22.6
(72.7)
16.2
(61.2)
10.8
(51.4)
4.9
(40.8)
1.4
(34.5)
1.4
(34.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 53.0
(2.09)
62.9
(2.48)
83.5
(3.29)
201.4
(7.93)
301.8
(11.88)
488.1
(19.22)
392.6
(15.46)
332.5
(13.09)
238.2
(9.38)
97.1
(3.82)
52.2
(2.06)
39.5
(1.56)
2,342.8
(92.26)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8.3 10.8 15.8 16.2 19.5 21.8 19.8 18.8 14.8 6.4 6.2 5.9 164.3
Average relative humidity (%) 73 78 82 82 81 83 81 81 78 71 69 67 77
Mean monthly sunshine hours 109.8 80.2 63.3 85.8 138.7 154.2 194.2 178.6 173.3 189.4 163.1 142.6 1,673.2
Percent possible sunshine 32 25 17 23 34 38 47 45 48 53 49 43 38
Source: China Meteorological Administration[5][6]

Notes

  1. ^ Yangchun has also been romanized as Yang Chun,[1] Yung-chun,[2] and Yang-chuen.[3]

References

Citations

  1. ^ a b Bolton & al. (1941), p. 262.
  2. ^ Gützlaff, Charles (1838), China Opened, p. 527.
  3. ^ Baynes, T. S., ed. (1878), "China" , Encyclopædia Britannica, vol. 5 (9th ed.), New York: Charles Scribner's Sons
  4. ^ 阳春市 (in Simplified Chinese).
  5. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 28 May 2023.
  6. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 28 May 2023.

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