81 days without rain in Jiangxi

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Since the second half of July this year, the temperature of Jiangxi Province has been abnormally high, with an average temperature of 27.3 ℃, 1.7 ℃ higher than that of the whole year, ranking the first high in the same period since the complete meteorological record was made in 1961, among which 60 counties (cities, districts) have set a record high in the same period. The average maximum temperature in the province is 33.2 ℃, 2.5 ℃ higher, which is the highest in the same period since 1961. 73 counties (cities, districts) have broken the record for the same period. The number of high temperature days reached 42.6 days, 21.9 days more than the same period of the year, ranking the first high in the same period.
The number of days without rain is the most in the same period of each year, and the precipitation has reached a new low in the same period of history. From July 16 to October 21, the average precipitation of the whole province was only 110.9mm, 6.70% less than the same period of the whole year, a new low in the same period of history. The precipitation of 41 counties (cities and districts) in the whole province has reached a new low in the same period of history, mainly distributed in the north of Jiangxi Province. The average number of rainy days in the whole province is 81 days, 16.8 days more than the same period of the whole year, a record high in the same period of history. The number of rainless days in most areas of the province is 70-90 days, 15-25 days more than that in most areas.
On October 21, the comprehensive monitoring map of national meteorological drought showed that the central and eastern part of Jiangxi Province is still in the level of severe drought or above, and the range of drought is the widest in the country. The Meteorological Department reminded that all regions should seize all favorable weather opportunities, vigorously implement artificial precipitation increase operation, improve soil moisture, slow down the development of drought; implement technical measures of agricultural response to drought according to time and place, and strengthen forest fire monitoring and fire source control.