It's said that there are nine cold days in winter. What does this mean? When does the number nine in 2018 start? Xiaobian will take you to answer one by one.
When will the weather begin to count in 2019?
Answer: Winter Solstice
The winter solstice in 2018 is December 22, so the number of days starts on December 22.
Number nine, also known as nine nine nine, starts with the winter solstice solar term of that year. From the beginning of the winter solstice solar term to the beginning of the union day, it is counted as one 'nine' every nine days, until the 'nine nine' eighty-one day. After the 'nine nine' is over, it can be counted as nine, and it is the spring equinox when the 'nine' is out. It has officially entered the spring climate.
What's the meaning of counting nine cold days?
It is the coldest time in China to count nine cold days. It is recorded in the book of Jingchu's years of age written by Liang Daizong: "the number of winter solstice days and ninety-nine eighty-one days are commonly used as the cold end. 'it is believed that the cold weather during this period, after being spread, has been used up to now as a miscellaneous solar term in addition to the 24 solar terms.