orSign up

Follow us:
wechat
In Pictures

Major Heat is coming, how to beat summer heat for coolness

2017-July-25       Source: Newsgd.com

Major Heat, or Da Shu in Chinese, is the 12th of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese Lunar Calendar, illustrating half a year have passed. It starts on July 22 this year.

24 Solar Terms: 7 things you may not know about Major Heat

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Major Heat, (Chinese: 大暑), the 12th solar term of the year, begins this year on July 22 and ends August 6.

During Major Heat, most parts of China enter the hottest season of the year.

In China, the 24 solar terms were created thousands of years ago to guide agricultural production. But solar term culture is still useful today to guide people's lives through special foods, cultural ceremonies and even healthy living tips that correspond with each term.

The following are 7 things you should know about Major Heat.

1 2 3 ... 50 Next

Editor: Monica Liu

Scan to share on WeChat

Scan to follow us on WeChat

0

Home|About us|Contact us|Southcn.com

© 2015 WWW.NEWSGD.COM. All rights reserved.

2015 WWW.NEWSGD.COM. All rights reserved.|Registered number 020074| 粤公网安备 44010402000511号