Taxkorgan Weather

Located in southern Xinjiang Province, Taxkorgan belongs to highland frigid arid climate with indistinct four seasons. It has only cold season and warm season- long winter, short spring and autumn, but no summer. It features short frost-free season (79 days), larger temperature difference between day and night, low air pressure, poor oxygen, long sunshine duration (2831 hours annually), dry weather with little rain (under 70mm annually), strong ultraviolet rays, insufficient heat but pollution-free air. The annual temperature is only 3.6℃, the historical extreme high temperature is 32.5℃, and extreme low temperature is -39.1℃.