Tongcheng County

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Tongcheng County
通城县
Tungcheng
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Tongcheng
Location of the seat in Hubei
Coordinates: 29°14′43″N113°49′01″E / 29.2453°N 113.8170°E / 29.2453; 113.8170
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Province Hubei
Prefecture-level city Xianning
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Website www.zgtc.gov.cn/zw/

Tongcheng (Chinese : 通城 ; pinyin :Tōngchéng) is the governmental seat and the name of a county in Xianning City, Hubei, People's Republic of China, bordering the provinces of Jiangxi (to the east) and Hunan (to the south and west).

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History

The Red 16th Army, stationed at the Hunan-Hubei-Jiangxi Soviet annihilated an entire regiment of the Guomindang/Nationalist army here in December 1930, disrupting its planned siege of the Red base.

Administration

Nine towns: [1]

Two townships:

Climate

Climate data for Tongcheng (1991–2020 normals, extremes 1981–2010)
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Record high °C (°F)24.6
(76.3)
29.3
(84.7)
32.7
(90.9)
34.8
(94.6)
36.0
(96.8)
37.2
(99.0)
40.1
(104.2)
40.3
(104.5)
38.0
(100.4)
35.9
(96.6)
31.5
(88.7)
24.4
(75.9)
40.3
(104.5)
Average high °C (°F)9.0
(48.2)
12.2
(54.0)
16.6
(61.9)
23.1
(73.6)
27.5
(81.5)
30.3
(86.5)
33.5
(92.3)
33.1
(91.6)
29.3
(84.7)
23.9
(75.0)
18.0
(64.4)
11.9
(53.4)
22.4
(72.3)
Daily mean °C (°F)4.7
(40.5)
7.4
(45.3)
11.6
(52.9)
17.7
(63.9)
22.4
(72.3)
25.7
(78.3)
28.7
(83.7)
28.0
(82.4)
24.0
(75.2)
18.4
(65.1)
12.4
(54.3)
6.8
(44.2)
17.3
(63.2)
Average low °C (°F)1.6
(34.9)
4.0
(39.2)
7.9
(46.2)
13.5
(56.3)
18.3
(64.9)
22.1
(71.8)
24.9
(76.8)
24.3
(75.7)
20.1
(68.2)
14.4
(57.9)
8.4
(47.1)
3.2
(37.8)
13.6
(56.4)
Record low °C (°F)−6.6
(20.1)
−6.7
(19.9)
−2.6
(27.3)
0.9
(33.6)
8.5
(47.3)
12.3
(54.1)
18.4
(65.1)
17.2
(63.0)
9.1
(48.4)
1.1
(34.0)
−3.1
(26.4)
−9.9
(14.2)
−9.9
(14.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches)77.2
(3.04)
88.5
(3.48)
154.2
(6.07)
208.4
(8.20)
230.5
(9.07)
276.0
(10.87)
231.4
(9.11)
136.8
(5.39)
86.9
(3.42)
70.9
(2.79)
80.0
(3.15)
47.4
(1.87)
1,688.2
(66.46)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm)13.012.816.715.715.114.713.412.49.19.610.39.6152.4
Average snowy days4.32.20.500000000.11.18.2
Average relative humidity (%)79797977788278797977787678
Mean monthly sunshine hours 80.080.399.4124.9146.3140.8208.5203.5161.3143.7125.2114.01,627.9
Percent possible sunshine 25252732353449504441393636
Source: China Meteorological Administration [2] [3]

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References

  1. 通城县行政区划 (in Chinese). Tongcheng County People's Government. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 18 March 2018. 通城县辖隽水、麦市、塘湖、关刀、五里、北港、石南、沙堆、马港9镇,大坪、四庄乡。
  2. 中国气象数据网 – WeatherBk Data (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration . Retrieved 23 September 2023.
  3. 中国气象数据网 (in Simplified Chinese). China Meteorological Administration . Retrieved 23 September 2023.