Climate Of China
China lies mainly in the north temperate
zone, characterized by a warm climate and distinctive
seasons, with a climate well suited for habitation.
From September to April the following year,
dry and cold winter monsoons blow from Siberia and the
Mongolian Plateau, resulting in cold and dry winters
and great differences in the temperatures of north and
From April to September, warm and humid
summer monsoons blow from the seas in the east and south,
resulting in overall high temperatures and plentiful
rainfall, and little differences in the temperatures
of north and south China.
In terms of temperature, the nation can
be sectored from south to north into equatorial, tropical,
subtropical, warm-temperate, temperate, and cold-temperate
zones. Precipitation gradually declines from the southeastern
coastal areas to the northwestern inland areas, and
the average annual precipitation varies greatly from
place to place. In southeastern coastal areas, it reaches
over 1,500 mm, while in northwestern area, it drops
to below 200 mm.
Brief Intro. of China