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Farmers busy cultivating in early spring
2021-02-22Text Size: A A A

February 8 is Rain Water, one of the 24 traditional Chinese solar terms. Rain Water is considered as a key period for irrigation when the day gets warmer and rainfall increases. After Rain Water, it is still snowing in some places in the north of China while in the south, it is spring time, early spring.

Spring came early this year. According to the weather station, Ningbo entered the spring on February 20. Spring here refers to the meteorological sense of spring - the average daily temperature is above 10 ℃ for five consecutive days. Usually, Ningbo enters spring on March 10, this year, 18 days earlier.

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