24 Solar Terms: 9 things about Start of Autumn

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-08-07 06:00
The period of hot days after Start of Autumn, usually lasting for 30 days, is called "Autumn Tiger" or "Indian Summer." [Photo/VCG]

'Autumn Tiger'

Although Start of Autumn indicates the beginning of autumn, hot weather will not come to an end. The period of hot days after Start of Autumn, usually lasting for 30 days, is called "Autumn Tiger" or "Indian Summer." Because of decreasing precipitation, it is even more sweltering during this period than during Major Heat.

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