The Duration of Four Seasons in China


Online published: 1934-01-15


A new way of dividing the year into four seasons is discussed and then applied to various regions in China based on the five day means for air tem-perature of 84 stations and phenological reports of several stations. The four seasons are defined as follows:Spring or Autumn = mean 5-day temperature 10°-22℃.Summer = mean 5-day temperature above 22℃.Winter =mean 5-day temperature below 10℃.

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P. K. CHANG . The Duration of Four Seasons in China[J]. Acta Geographica Sinica, 1934 , 1(1) : 29 -74 . DOI: 10.11821/xb193401002