Grain Rain

Grain Rain is the sixth solar term of the 24 solar terms and the last solar term of spring. Bucket finger Chen; The sun’s longitude is 30°; In the Gregorian calendar each year on April 19-21 festival. Grain rain comes from the meaning of “rain gives birth to a hundred grains”. At this time, the precipitation increases obviously, and the seedlings in the field are newly inserted and the crops are newly planted, which need the rain most. The rainfall is sufficient and timely, and the cereal crops can thrive. Grain rain, like rain water, Xiaomian, light snow, heavy snow and other solar terms, is a solar term reflecting the phenomenon of precipitation. It is the reflection of ancient farming culture to the season.
During grain rain, it often starts to get rainy in southern China, but especially in southern China, once cold air meets warm and wet air, it often forms a long period of rainfall. The Qinling-Huaihe River is a transition area between the southern spring rain and the northern spring drought. From the Qinling-Huaihe River to the north, the spring rain decreases sharply. In the north, grain rain is a symbol of “the end of frost”.
Spring rain is the most important characteristic of grain rain. The term “Grain rain” comes from the ancient saying that “rain gives birth to hundreds of grains”, which reflects the agricultural and climatic significance of the solar term. During Grain Rain, folk customs include picking grain rain tea, walking grain rain, offering sacrifices to the sea, eating spring and appreciating flowers.

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