Mingshan enjoys moderate climate, featuring warm winter and cool summer, with average annual temperature of 15.4擄C (with its peak at 35.2擄C), average annual sunshine duration of 1,018 hours, average annual frost-free period of 298 days, average annual rainfall of about 1,500mm, and average annual relative humidity of 82%. It does deserve the names of 鈥淕ene Bank of Animals and Plants鈥?and 鈥淕reen World鈥? for the forest coverage rate reaches 53.17%, with a territory green ratio of 79.6% and the Class II surface water quality in boundary section. While all the indicators of air quality reaching Class I, the negative oxygen ion content is 12,000/cm魯, which is 20 times the 鈥渃lean air鈥?standard released by WHO. Hence Mingshan is honored as 鈥渢he Lung of Sichuan鈥?by General Secretary Xi Jinping.