Xiongan New Area

Xiongan New Area sits at the center of a triangular area with Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei's capital Shijiazhuang at the apexes. It spans the counties of Xiongxian, Rongcheng and Anxin in Hebei, and is home to Baiyangdian, a major wetland in northern China.

The Xiongan New Area is situated in a mid-latitude zone, and has a warm-temperate, monsoon-type continental climate. There are four distinct seasons, with an average annual temperature of 11.7°C. During the hottest month (July), the average temperature is 26°C. During the coldest month (January), the average temperature is -4.9°C. The Xiongan New Area has 2,685 total hours of annual sunshine and an average annual rainfall of 551.5mm, of which June to September accounts for 80 percent. The frost-free period lasts for about 185 days.

Editor: Song Lifang