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Yajiang County

Nyagchukha County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Chinese 雅江县
 • Pinyin Yǎjiāng Xiàn
Location of the county
Location of the county
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Nyagqu or Nyachukha County (ཉག་ཆུ་ཁ།, Nyagchukha, Nyagquka) or Yajiang County (named after Nyagchukha in Tibetan) is a county of the traditional Kham Region of eastern Tibet. It is currently under the administration of the Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.

Climate

Climate data for Yajiang (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 26.6
(79.9)
28.1
(82.6)
33.5
(92.3)
32.6
(90.7)
35.8
(96.4)
35.7
(96.3)
35.4
(95.7)
35.4
(95.7)
33.3
(91.9)
29.6
(85.3)
26.1
(79)
23.3
(73.9)
35.8
(96.4)
Average high °C (°F) 13.6
(56.5)
16.4
(61.5)
19.2
(66.6)
21.8
(71.2)
25.2
(77.4)
26.3
(79.3)
26.5
(79.7)
26.1
(79)
23.9
(75)
21.1
(70)
16.3
(61.3)
12.8
(55)
20.77
(69.38)
Daily mean °C (°F) 2.1
(35.8)
5.8
(42.4)
9.3
(48.7)
12.3
(54.1)
15.6
(60.1)
17.4
(63.3)
17.8
(64)
17.4
(63.3)
15.0
(59)
11.3
(52.3)
5.6
(42.1)
1.3
(34.3)
10.91
(51.62)
Average low °C (°F) −5.5
(22.1)
−2.5
(27.5)
1.5
(34.7)
5.0
(41)
8.7
(47.7)
11.9
(53.4)
13.0
(55.4)
12.6
(54.7)
10.3
(50.5)
5.5
(41.9)
−1.0
(30.2)
−5.4
(22.3)
4.51
(40.12)
Record low °C (°F) −13.4
(7.9)
−9.8
(14.4)
−6.7
(19.9)
−1.5
(29.3)
1.1
(34)
5.1
(41.2)
6.1
(43)
5.3
(41.5)
2.4
(36.3)
−2.4
(27.7)
−7.6
(18.3)
−13.9
(7)
−13.9
(7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0.3
(0.012)
1.6
(0.063)
11.6
(0.457)
35.0
(1.378)
68.5
(2.697)
165.8
(6.528)
166.4
(6.551)
145.7
(5.736)
136.2
(5.362)
42.5
(1.673)
7.8
(0.307)
1.7
(0.067)
783.1
(30.831)
Average relative humidity (%) 36 34 40 48 54 68 74 73 75 68 56 46 56
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center

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