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Xichang, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, 615000, China (27.89838 102.26279)

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Name: Xichang topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 27.73838 102.10279 28.05838 102.42279
Minimum elevation: 1,481 m
Maximum elevation: 3,253 m
Average elevation: 1,987 m


Owing to its low latitude and high elevation, Xichang has a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cwa) milder and far sunnier than the Sichuan Basin, with mild, very sunny and dry winters, and very warm, rainy summers. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from 9.9 °C (49.8 °F) in January to 22.6 °C (72.7 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 17.15 °C (62.9 °F). Over 60% of the 1,025 mm (40.4 in) annual precipitation occurs from June to August. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 36% in September to 72% in January, the city receives 2,367 hours of bright sunshine annually.

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