24 Solar Terms: 8 things you may not know about Start of Winter

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-11-07 06:00
Start of Winter, by Lin Dihuan. [Photo provided to China Daily]

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Winter, (Chinese: 立冬), the 19th solar term of the year, begins this year on Nov 7 and ends on Nov 21.

Start of Winter is the first solar term of winter, which means winter is coming and crops harvested in autumn should be stored up.

Here are eight things you should know about Start of Winter.

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