24 Solar Terms: 8 things you may not know about Start of Winter
chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: Nov 8, 2019
Beginning of winter or not
In ancient times, the Chinese people took the Start of Winter to be the beginning of the winter. In fact, the Start of Winter is not the beginning of winter in terms of meteorology. The climate every year is different, so the beginning of winter could be quite different. And with the vast territory of China, winter in every area doesn't begin at the same time.