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Culture Insider: 5 things you may not know about Rain Water

Updated: 2016-02-19 16:51:31

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The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Rain Water (Chinese: 雨水) this year starts on Feb 19 and ends on Mar 5.

Rain Water signals the increase in rainfall and rise in temperature. With its arrival, lively spring-like scenery starts blossoming: the river water defreezes, wild geese move from south to north, and trees and grass turn green again.

Here are five things you may not know about Rain Water.

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