“24 Solar Terms Live Show”—— The Grain Full

Authors: Go Chengdu

2018-05-21

Today is the Grain Full, the 8th term of the 24 traditional Chinese solar terms.
Today is the Grain Full, the 8th term of the 24 traditional Chinese solar terms. It falls on May 21, and on the day the seeds of summer crops, like wheat, become mature almost complete.
Most areas of China are in summer on the day of the Grain Full. After the day, it rains more often, and plants grow more vigorously.
During this week, the average air temperature in Chengdu will be between 19 and 28 degrees centigrade and it will shower from time to time for four consecutive days, so don't forget an UMBRELLA during the days.
On hot days, local residents in Chengdu usually eat a kind of snack called Bing Fen (iced jelly, "冰粉"in Chinese), made from the seeds of Peruvian Apple Herb, to sooth the summer heat. It is usually served with melt brown sugar, small glutinous rice balls, and other ingredients.



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