Yangyuan County
阳原县
Aerial view of Sanggan River Valley in Yangyuan
Aerial view of Sanggan River Valley in Yangyuan
Location in Zhangjiakou
Location in Zhangjiakou
Yangyuan is located in Hebei
Yangyuan
Yangyuan
Location of the seat in Hebei
Coordinates: 40°07′N 114°10′E / 40.117°N 114.167°E / 40.117; 114.167
CountryPeople's Republic of China
ProvinceHebei
Prefecture-level cityZhangjiakou
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Yangyuan County
Simplified Chinese阳原
Traditional Chinese陽原
Literal meaningSunny Plain County
Yang Plain County

Yangyuan County is a county in Zhangjiakou Prefecture, Hebei Province, China.

Geography

Yangyuan is bounded by Huai'an County to the north, Xuanhua County to the east, Yu County to the south, and by Datong municipality in Shanxi Province to the north and west.

Climate

Climate data for Yangyuan (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 9.4
(48.9)
17.8
(64.0)
25.8
(78.4)
35.5
(95.9)
35.0
(95.0)
39.4
(102.9)
40.6
(105.1)
36.2
(97.2)
35.4
(95.7)
27.7
(81.9)
21.9
(71.4)
14.9
(58.8)
40.6
(105.1)
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) −2.4
(27.7)
2.7
(36.9)
10.1
(50.2)
18.4
(65.1)
24.7
(76.5)
28.7
(83.7)
30.0
(86.0)
28.3
(82.9)
23.5
(74.3)
16.1
(61.0)
6.7
(44.1)
−0.9
(30.4)
15.5
(59.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) −9.6
(14.7)
−4.9
(23.2)
2.6
(36.7)
10.9
(51.6)
17.6
(63.7)
21.9
(71.4)
23.7
(74.7)
22.0
(71.6)
16.4
(61.5)
8.8
(47.8)
−0.2
(31.6)
−7.4
(18.7)
8.5
(47.3)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) −15.3
(4.5)
−11.0
(12.2)
−4.2
(24.4)
3.5
(38.3)
10.2
(50.4)
15.2
(59.4)
18.0
(64.4)
16.3
(61.3)
10.1
(50.2)
2.7
(36.9)
−5.5
(22.1)
−12.5
(9.5)
2.3
(36.1)
Record low °C (°F) −29.9
(−21.8)
−25.9
(−14.6)
−22.4
(−8.3)
−10.9
(12.4)
−3.5
(25.7)
5.7
(42.3)
10.8
(51.4)
8.5
(47.3)
−0.3
(31.5)
−7.3
(18.9)
−20.6
(−5.1)
−29.0
(−20.2)
−29.9
(−21.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 2.3
(0.09)
3.3
(0.13)
8.4
(0.33)
18.6
(0.73)
38.0
(1.50)
50.2
(1.98)
94.2
(3.71)
75.5
(2.97)
50.6
(1.99)
22.3
(0.88)
8.9
(0.35)
1.8
(0.07)
374.1
(14.73)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 2.3 2.5 4.0 5.1 7.5 10.6 13.0 11.3 8.8 5.9 3.3 1.9 76.2
Average snowy days 3.0 3.8 3.3 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 3.1 2.7 17.5
Average relative humidity (%) 48 41 37 36 39 50 62 65 61 54 51 48 49
Mean monthly sunshine hours 199.9 202.6 244.6 260.9 281.5 263.4 257.4 257.6 235.2 230.0 197.6 192.9 2,823.6
Percent possible sunshine 66 67 66 65 63 59 57 61 64 68 67 67 64
Source: China Meteorological Administration[1][2]

History

Under the Han, Yangyuan County was part of Dai Commandery.

Administration

Yangyuan runs 5 towns (zhen, 镇) and 9 townships (xiang, 乡). The county executive, legislature and judiciary are in Xicheng Town, together with the CPC and PSB branches.

Towns

Townships

References

  1. ^ 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 25 August 2023.
  2. ^ 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 25 August 2023.