Review of April weather: temperature higher and precipitation more

According to the May press conference of CMA, in the past April the average temperature of China was higher than the normal years, the precipitation was more. But different regions had different conditions. Precipitation of Northeast China, North China, the Yellow-Huaihe River Valley and South China was more while precipitation of most places of Southwest China, the Yangtze-Huaihe River Valley and the Yangtze-Han River Valley was less.


From April 1 to 28, the average temperature of China was 11.4℃, 1.0℃ higher than the normal (10.4℃) and 0.4℃ higher than 2011. In most places of China, the temperatures were similar to or higher than the normal years. In east and south parts of Northeast China, most places of Qinghai, central and eastern Tibet and northwestern Sichuan, the temperatures were 0 to 1℃ lower, southern Liaoning 1 to 2℃ lower.


From April 1 to 28, the average precipitation of China was 40.4mm, similar to the normal (39.8mm), 1.1 times more than 2011 (18.8mm). Precipitation of western Inner Mongolia, western Qinghai, central and eastern Tibet, central and southern Northeast China, most places of North China, the Yellow-Huaihe River Valley and South China was 30% to 2 times more than normal, western Qinghai and southern Liaoning 2 times more. However, in most places of Xinjiang, central and eastern Inner Mongolia, north part of Northeast China, the Yangtze-Han River Valley, west part of the Yangtze-Huaihe River Valley and Southwest China, the precipitation was 30% to 80% less. The precipitation of southern Xinjiang Basin was 80% less than normal. (May 1)

Editor Kong Yan