The following are the top 10 Chinese cities which remain hot this summer. If you want take a trip or have a summer camp in these cities, you should pay more attention on extremely high temperatures.

2013 summer is very hot in China. Many parts of China have been experiencing long-lasting scorching hot weather since July, with temperatures soaring over 35°C (95°F). Especially the southern China cities in Zhejiang, Hunan, Jiangsu and Fujian provinces are suffering from the heat.

As of 2 a.m. on August 5, Changsha, capital city of Hunan Province, ranks number one for the highest number of days – 45 exactly — with extremely high temperatures.

Nevertheless, Chongqing challenges Changsha’s pole position as the city is being hit by excruciating temperatures for a total of 38 days — keeping this year’s record-high of 40.9°C (105.62°F) on July 15.

Hangzhou of Zhejiang Province ranks third as the heat wave continues though temperatures did cool down a little after a few days of rain.

10. Wuhan, Hubei Province

Highest temperature this year: 37.2°C (98.96°F) on August 1

9. Nanjing, Jiangsu Province

Highest temperature this year: 37.7°C (99.86°F) on July 31

8. Zhengzhou, Henan Province

Highest temperature this year: 39.3°C (102.74°F) on July 30

7. Nanchang, Jiangxi Province

Highest temperature this year: 37.9°C (100.22°F) on July 13

6. Fuzhou, Fujian Province

Highest temperature this year: 39.8°C (103.64°F) on August 4

5. Shanghai

Highest temperature this year: 39°C (102.2°F) on July 26, 29

4. Taipei, Taiwan Province

Highest temperature this year: 37.9°C (100.22°F) on July 30

3. Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province

Highest temperature this year: 40.5°C (104.9°F) on July 27, 30

2. Chongqing

Highest temperature this year: 40.9°C (105.62°F) on July 15

1. Changsha, Hunan Province

Days above 35°C:45 days

Highest temperature this year:39.5°C (103.1°F) on July 31

Longest consecutive days above 35°C:36 days (June 30 – August 4)


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