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Zamthang County

Zamtang County
County
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Chinese 壤塘县
 • Pinyin Rǎngtáng Xiàn
Location of the county
Location of the county
Country China
Province Sichuan
Prefecture Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Zamtang County or Ndzamthang County (Tibetan: འཛམ་ཐང་རྫོང་) or Rangtang County is a county of Sichuan Province, China. It is under the administration of the Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture.

Climate

Climate data for Zamtang (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 19.0
(66.2)
20.5
(68.9)
23.8
(74.8)
26.5
(79.7)
28.7
(83.7)
29.3
(84.7)
29.7
(85.5)
31.2
(88.2)
28.6
(83.5)
25.9
(78.6)
23.3
(73.9)
19.3
(66.7)
31.2
(88.2)
Average high °C (°F) 7.0
(44.6)
8.7
(47.7)
11.5
(52.7)
14.8
(58.6)
17.9
(64.2)
19.8
(67.6)
21.6
(70.9)
21.4
(70.5)
18.9
(66)
15.1
(59.2)
11.1
(52)
7.8
(46)
14.63
(58.33)
Daily mean °C (°F) −4.4
(24.1)
−1.7
(28.9)
1.9
(35.4)
5.6
(42.1)
9.1
(48.4)
11.9
(53.4)
13.4
(56.1)
12.7
(54.9)
10.2
(50.4)
5.9
(42.6)
0.0
(32)
−4.1
(24.6)
5.04
(41.08)
Average low °C (°F) −12.6
(9.3)
−9.7
(14.5)
−5.3
(22.5)
−1.0
(30.2)
2.9
(37.2)
6.7
(44.1)
8.2
(46.8)
7.5
(45.5)
5.4
(41.7)
0.5
(32.9)
−7.0
(19.4)
−11.9
(10.6)
−1.36
(29.56)
Record low °C (°F) −23.5
(−10.3)
−20.8
(−5.4)
−17.6
(0.3)
−8.4
(16.9)
−6.1
(21)
−1.5
(29.3)
0.5
(32.9)
−0.6
(30.9)
−2.7
(27.1)
−10.8
(12.6)
−16.9
(1.6)
−23.4
(−10.1)
−23.5
(−10.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 4.0
(0.157)
7.6
(0.299)
21.9
(0.862)
42.8
(1.685)
92.2
(3.63)
148.3
(5.839)
143.3
(5.642)
120.3
(4.736)
111.9
(4.406)
50.2
(1.976)
7.5
(0.295)
3.4
(0.134)
753.4
(29.661)
Average relative humidity (%) 45 45 51 57 64 74 76 76 78 70 54 49 61.6
Source: China Meteorological Data Service Center