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Climate in Qinghai Sheng
(China)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Qinghai Sheng in a height of 2296m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Qinghai Sheng is one of the coldest regions in China with an average daily high temperature of only 15 degrees centigrade. The climate is very changeable and offers varied seasons with deep winters and warm summers. It rarely gets really warm here and you can safely leave your swimwear at home. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to August. Winter athletes will find their favorite weather conditions from December to January.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Qinghai Sheng
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 8 hours per day, April is the sunniest month in the province of Qinghai Sheng. In September the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Qinghai Sheng
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 11 rainy days, September offers the most number of rainy days, and in December the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Qinghai Sheng
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at 2 mm/day, 2 liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.050 mm, the least rain falls in December. August, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Qinghai Sheng
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With only 45% humidity on average, it is quite dry in February. The highest value of 67% is experienced here in September.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Qinghai Sheng
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Qinghai Sheng
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
Map of Qinghai Sheng

Most important cities in the province »Qinghai Sheng«


CityPopulationGeo-Position
Xining854,46636° 37' 32"N101° 45' 27"E


Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants: geonames.org, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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