Average temperatures in the forests of the Greater Khingan Mountains, in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, drop to - 30 C (- 22 F) or even lower during the winter months.
A strong cold snap will bring temperatures down in central and eastern parts of China in the coming week, with some regions seeing heavy snow.
Inner Mongolia's weather bureau announced on Jan 12 that they have seen significant improvements in their ability to use clouds for artificial rain in a zone covering 114 square kilometers.
The city of Hohhot, Inner Mongolia played host to a second round of talks on the China-Mongolia cross-border economic cooperation zone, on Jan 8.
The city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region has announced that it will put 200 new-energy buses into service on 12 routes this month.
The Inspection and Quarantine Bureau of the city of Manzhouli in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, a land port with connections to nearby Russia, has announced that the city exported 390,800 tons of fruits and vegetables to Russia in 2015.
The Inner Mongolia autonomous region's communications department has reported that they added 779 kilometers of expressways this past year, bringing the total length of the region's expressway to 5,000 km.
At an Inner Mongolia transportation conference, on Jan 11, it was announced that the region has plans to put 85 billion yuan ($12.9 billion) into highway construction this year.
A fire ceremony held to pray for blessings commenced Bayannur of Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Jan 20.
Inner Mongolia has promoted winter tourism via an assortment of festivals and events and to present its natural resources alongside unique nomadic culture.