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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Yongchang Chengguanzhen China

In Yongchang Chengguanzhen, the summers are warm and partly cloudy and the winters are freezing, dry, and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 12°F to 82°F and is rarely below 4°F or above 91°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Yongchang Chengguanzhen for warm-weather activities is from early July to mid August.

Climate in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

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Yongchang Chengguanzhen weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

Average Temperature in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

The warm season lasts for 3.5 months, from May 26 to September 10, with an average daily high temperature above 72°F. The hottest day of the year is July 26, with an average high of 82°F and low of 59°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.4 months, from November 23 to March 4, with an average daily high temperature below 42°F. The coldest day of the year is January 18, with an average low of 12°F and high of 32°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Average High and Low Temperature in Yongchang ChengguanzhenwarmcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 1832°FJan 1832°FJul 2682°FJul 2682°F12°F12°F59°F59°FMay 2672°FMay 2672°FSep 1072°FSep 1072°FNov 2342°FNov 2342°FMar 442°FMar 442°F48°F48°F50°F50°F23°F23°F22°F22°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Average Hourly Temperature in Yongchang ChengguanzhenJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfrigidfreezingfreezingfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolwarmcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Fairview, Utah, United States (6,660 miles away); Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, United States (6,159 miles); and Keene, New Hampshire, United States (6,822 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Yongchang Chengguanzhen (view comparison).

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Clouds

In Yongchang Chengguanzhen, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Yongchang Chengguanzhen begins around July 16 and lasts for 6.8 months, ending around February 8. On November 6, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 76% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 24% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around February 8 and lasts for 5.2 months, ending around July 16. On May 18, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 48% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 52% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Cloud Cover Categories in Yongchang ChengguanzhenclearerclearercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Nov 676%Nov 676%May 1852%May 1852%Jul 1663%Jul 1663%Feb 864%Feb 864%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Yongchang Chengguanzhen varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 4.3 months, from May 17 to September 26, with a greater than 12% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 24% on June 29.

The drier season lasts 7.7 months, from September 26 to May 17. The smallest chance of a wet day is 0% on December 26.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 24% on June 29.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Yongchang ChengguanzhenwetdrydryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jun 2924%Jun 2924%Dec 260%Dec 260%Mar 161%Mar 161%Nov 61%Nov 61%May 1712%May 1712%Sep 2612%Sep 2612%NowNowrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Yongchang Chengguanzhen experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 4.6 months, from May 11 to September 29, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around August 13, with an average total accumulation of 1.4 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 7.5 months, from September 29 to May 11. The least rain falls around January 2, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Average Monthly Rainfall in Yongchang ChengguanzhenrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 inAug 131.4 inAug 131.4 inJan 2-0.0 inJan 2-0.0 inJul 41.4 inJul 41.4 inMay 110.5 inMay 110.5 inSep 290.5 inSep 290.5 inNowNow
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Yongchang Chengguanzhen varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 30 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 50 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Yongchang ChengguanzhenJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 8 minMar 2012 hr, 8 minMar 2014 hr, 50 minJun 2114 hr, 50 minJun 2112 hr, 10 minSep 2312 hr, 10 minSep 239 hr, 30 minDec 219 hr, 30 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:47 AM on June 14, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 41 minutes later at 8:29 AM on January 6. The earliest sunset is at 5:51 PM on December 7, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 48 minutes later at 8:39 PM on June 28.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Yongchang Chengguanzhen during 2021.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Yongchang ChengguanzhenJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 145:47 AMJun 145:47 AM8:39 PMJun 288:39 PMJun 28Dec 75:51 PMDec 75:51 PM8:29 AMJan 68:29 AMJan 6daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Moon

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Yongchang Chengguanzhen, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Humidity Comfort Levels in Yongchang ChengguanzhenJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 260%Jan 260%Jul 280%Jul 280%NowNowdrydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Yongchang Chengguanzhen experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 4.3 months, from March 5 to July 14, with average wind speeds of more than 8.0 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is April 30, with an average hourly wind speed of 9.7 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.7 months, from July 14 to March 5. The calmest day of the year is January 18, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.3 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Average Wind Speed in Yongchang ChengguanzhenwindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph16 mph16 mphApr 309.7 mphApr 309.7 mphJan 186.3 mphJan 186.3 mphMar 58.0 mphMar 58.0 mphJul 148.0 mphJul 148.0 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Yongchang Chengguanzhen varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 1.6 months, from February 24 to April 11 and for 2.0 weeks, from May 13 to May 27, with a peak percentage of 33% on April 1. The wind is most often from the west for 1.1 months, from April 11 to May 13; for 1.2 months, from May 27 to July 1; and for 4.9 months, from September 30 to February 24, with a peak percentage of 35% on April 25. The wind is most often from the east for 3.0 months, from July 1 to September 30, with a peak percentage of 36% on August 3.

Wind Direction in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Wind Direction in Yongchang ChengguanzhenWNWNWEWJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwesteastnorthsouth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Yongchang Chengguanzhen throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Yongchang Chengguanzhen for general outdoor tourist activities is from early July to mid August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Tourism Score in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Tourism Score in Yongchang Chengguanzhenbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.96.90.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Yongchang Chengguanzhen for hot-weather activities is from mid July to early August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Beach/Pool Score in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Beach/Pool Score in Yongchang ChengguanzhenJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810102.82.80.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Yongchang Chengguanzhen typically lasts for 5.6 months (172 days), from around April 26 to around October 15, rarely starting before April 9 or after May 15, and rarely ending before September 27 or after November 2.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Yongchang Chengguanzhengrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Apr 2650%Apr 2650%Oct 1550%Oct 1550%May 1590%May 1590%Sep 2790%Sep 2790%Apr 910%Apr 910%Nov 210%Nov 210%Jul 18100%Jul 18100%NowNowfrigidfreezingcoldcoolcomfortablewarmvery coldhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Yongchang Chengguanzhen should appear around April 22, only rarely appearing before April 15 or after May 1.

Growing Degree Days in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Growing Degree Days in Yongchang ChengguanzhenJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°FApr 2290°FApr 2290°FJul 2900°FJul 2900°FAug 191,800°FAug 191,800°FDec 312,340°FDec 312,340°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 4.1 months, from April 12 to August 16, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.4 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 10, with an average of 7.3 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 2.9 months, from November 8 to February 4, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.7 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 21, with an average of 2.8 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Yongchang Chengguanzhen

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Yongchang ChengguanzhenbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWh10 kWh10 kWhJun 107.3 kWhJun 107.3 kWhDec 212.8 kWhDec 212.8 kWhApr 126.4 kWhApr 126.4 kWhAug 166.4 kWhAug 166.4 kWhFeb 43.7 kWhFeb 43.7 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Yongchang Chengguanzhen are 38.271 deg latitude, 102.020 deg longitude, and 6,296 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Yongchang Chengguanzhen contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 715 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,393 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,635 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (12,746 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Yongchang Chengguanzhen is covered by grassland (84%) and cropland (12%), within 10 miles by grassland (46%) and cropland (28%), and within 50 miles by grassland (53%) and bare soil (12%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Yongchang Chengguanzhen, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Yongchang Chengguanzhen is further than 200 kilometers from the nearest reliable weather station, so the weather-related data on this page were taken entirely from NASA's MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

The temperature and dew point estimates are corrected for the difference between the reference elevation of the MERRA-2 grid cell and the elevation of Yongchang Chengguanzhen, according to the International Standard Atmosphere .

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.