> > China > Jiuquan

China flag

Jiuquan Climate & Temperature

  • Jiuquan, China is at 3945'N, 9829'E, 1478 m (4849 ft). See map.
  • Jiuquan has a mid-latitude desert/ arid cool climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BWk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Jiuquan is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.2 degrees Celsius (45 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 30.7 °C (55.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Jiuquan Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 88 mm (3.5 inches) which is equivalent to 88 Litres/m (2.16 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Jiuquan you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Valdivia, Chile where you would find a Marine west coast climate (Cool temperate rain forest biome).

Jiuquan Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) 1 (35) 9 (49) 17 (63) 23 (74) 27 (80) 28 (83) 28 (82) 22 (72) 15 (60) 6 (43) -1 (31) 15 (58)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (15) -6 (21) 2 (35) 9 (49) 16 (60) 20 (67) 21 (71) 20 (69) 15 (58) 7 (45) -1 (30) -8 (18) 7 (45)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (5) -12 (10) -5 (24) 2 (36) 9 (47) 12 (54) 15 (58) 14 (56) 8 (47) 1 (34) -6 (21) -13 (8) 1 (33)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 2 (0) 2 (0) 4 (0) 5 (0) 10 (0) 14 (1) 20 (1) 17 (1) 10 (0) 2 (0) 2 (0) 1 (0) 88 (3)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 1 (3) 1 (4) 2 (6) 3 (10) 3 (10) 5 (17) 6 (19) 7 (23) 2 (7) 1 (3) 2 (7) 2 (6) 35 (10)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 41' 10h 37' 11h 52' 13h 12' 14h 20' 14h 55' 14h 39' 13h 41' 12h 24' 11h 03' 9h 56' 9h 23' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 30.3 39.6 50.4 62.1 70.4 73.7 70.7 62.4 50.9 39.5 30.3 26.8 50.5

Get Greater Insight into Jiuquans Climate

Climatemps.com contains over 12 and a half million climate comparison reports ready to view now. Colour coded comparison tables highlight differences and similarities in the data so you can better understand the nuances. Select the first letter of a location (for example one you know well) to discover the greater insight analysing Jiuquans climate relative to these others facilitates:

Homepage


Go up