Feel Cold Today?
Feel cold today? The 21st solar term of the year is Major Snow (Chinese: Da Xue大雪), which begins around Dec 7 and ends on Dec 22. During Major Snow, the temperature drops significantly. The snow in the north may last a whole day, breaking the branches and blocking the road. About the snow, a proverb goes “A timely snow promises a good harvest.大雪兆丰年” As the snow covers the ground, the pests living through the winter will be killed by the low temperature. Lamb is the main foo
The traditional East Asian calendars divide a year into 24 solar terms. Lìdōng, (literally: "start of winter") is the 19th solar term. It begins when the Sun reaches the celestial longitude of 225° and ends when it reaches the longitude of 240°. It more often refers in particular to the day when the Sun is exactly at the celestial longitude of 225°. In the Gregorian calendar, it usually begins around November 7 and ends around November 22. Lidong signifies the beginning of wi