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Rong County, Sichuan

Rongxian
Simplified Chinese 荣县
Postal Junghsien

Rong County or Rongxian (Chinese: 荣县; pinyin: Róngxìan) is a county of Sichuan Province, China. It is under the administration of Zigong city.

Geography

The county has a total area of 1,609 km².[1]

Climate

Climate data for Rongxian (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 19.4
(66.9)
23.6
(74.5)
31.9
(89.4)
34.6
(94.3)
37.3
(99.1)
37.7
(99.9)
37.5
(99.5)
39.7
(103.5)
37.9
(100.2)
31.0
(87.8)
25.7
(78.3)
19.3
(66.7)
39.7
(103.5)
Average high °C (°F) 10.2
(50.4)
12.7
(54.9)
17.4
(63.3)
23.0
(73.4)
27.1
(80.8)
28.5
(83.3)
30.8
(87.4)
30.7
(87.3)
26.4
(79.5)
21.2
(70.2)
16.9
(62.4)
11.4
(52.5)
21.36
(70.45)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.3
(45.1)
9.5
(49.1)
13.3
(55.9)
18.3
(64.9)
22.4
(72.3)
24.4
(75.9)
26.5
(79.7)
26.2
(79.2)
22.6
(72.7)
18.0
(64.4)
13.8
(56.8)
8.7
(47.7)
17.58
(63.64)
Average low °C (°F) 5.2
(41.4)
7.2
(45)
10.4
(50.7)
14.8
(58.6)
18.8
(65.8)
21.2
(70.2)
23.3
(73.9)
23.0
(73.4)
20.1
(68.2)
15.9
(60.6)
11.6
(52.9)
6.8
(44.2)
14.86
(58.74)
Record low °C (°F) −2.2
(28)
−0.7
(30.7)
0.8
(33.4)
6.7
(44.1)
10.0
(50)
15.1
(59.2)
18.1
(64.6)
16.4
(61.5)
13.9
(57)
5.6
(42.1)
2.9
(37.2)
−1.7
(28.9)
−2.2
(28)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 9.6
(0.378)
15.4
(0.606)
27.8
(1.094)
59.7
(2.35)
92.9
(3.657)
158.1
(6.224)
188.4
(7.417)
201.0
(7.913)
104.0
(4.094)
46.1
(1.815)
22.4
(0.882)
8.1
(0.319)
933.5
(36.749)
Average relative humidity (%) 82 80 75 74 72 80 82 81 83 84 82 82 79.8
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

Population

As of 2008, the county had a population of 700,000.[2]

See also

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