An Giang Weather

An Giang province is influenced by two monsoons: Southwest and Northeast monsoons. The Southwest monsoon is cool and the wet, therefore causes rain. The Northeast monsoon is from China’s tropical sea so the temperature is higher than the temperate in Siberia’s ice and snow area.

The Clouds

The cloud amount is relatively low, so the temperate is often high. In rainy season, the amount of clouds is higher than in that in the dry season.  The average cloud amount is 3.1 / 10 in the dry season and 6.9 / 10.N in the rainy season.

The sunlight

An Giang province has the highest number of sun hours in the year, gaining the record of the whole country. On an average, the dry season has10 hours of sunlight per day; though the rain season has fewer, it still comes up to 7 hours of sunlight/ a day. The total sunlight hours of the year comes over 2,400 hours.

The Temperature

The average temperature is very stable. The differential temperature between the months in the dry seasons is about 1.50C or 30C, and that in the months of the rain season is about 10C. The highest temperature is 35ºC – 37ºC from April to May and the lowest ones is 20ºC – 21ºC from December to January next year.

The Wind

In the dry season, the main wind is the Northeastern wind and the Southwest wind is popular in the rain season.  The speed of the wind is relatively strong, over 3m per second. The speed of the summer wind is stronger than the winter one.  An Giang province is rarely influenced by storms.

The Rain

In An Giang, the rainy season usually begins from May to the end of November. The total amount of rain of the rainy season accounts for 90% the total rainfall. The annual rainfall is 1.400 – 1.500mm.

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