24 solar terms in nature: Minor Snow

Minor Snow, or Xiaoxue in Chinese, is the 20th solar term on the traditional Chinese calendar, and it falls on November 22 this year.

It signifies the arrival of piercing cold, a fall in precipitation and a rise in snowfalls. In this term, the growing cold air encourages the frequent northwestern wind in many parts of China.

Watch this video provided by Weather China, the online weather service of the China Meteorological Administration, to find out more.

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