Hotan prefecture is located in the warm temperature zone, dominated by a dry continental desert climate; hot in summer and not too cold in winter; great temperature disparity between day and night with little rainfall and a high evaporation rate; frost-free of 182 and 226 days a year; an average sunshine time of 2470.4 to 2875.9 hours annually. The average temperature of the year is 11-12.1 C. The average rainfall for the year is 28.9 to 47.1mm. Hotan famous for it’s carpet, jade, silk Atlas and traditional Uyghur doctoring.
|Hotan Yearly Average Temperature by Month|
|Average Maximum Temperature (ºC)||0.8||5.4||15.2||23.3||27.5||31.0||32.6||31.6||26.9||20.2||10.6||2.3|
|Average Minimum Temperature (ºC)||-9.6||-4.9||2.9||10.0||14.3||17.5||19.1||18.2||13.3||5.9||-1.4||-7.8|