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Elevation: 651 feet     Latitude: 42 41N     Longitude: 073 10W
K�ppen Classification: Warm Summer Continental Climate



This climate climate zone covers from about 44�N to 50�N latitude mostly east of the 100th meridian in North America. However, it can be found as far north as 54�N, and further west in the Canadian Prairie Provinces and below 40�N in the high Appalachians. In Europe this subtype reaches its most northerly latitude at nearly 61� N. Areas featuring this subtype of the continental climate have an average temperature in the warmest month below 22�C (22�F). Summer high temperatures in this zone typically average between 21-28�C (70-82�F) during the daytime and the average temperatures in the coldest month are generally far below the -3 �C (27�F) mark.

The K�ppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfb". (Warm Summer Continental Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Adams is 45.8°F (7.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 69.2°F (20.7°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 22.1°F (-5.5°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Adams is 101.0°F (38.3°C), which was recorded in August. The lowest recorded temperature in Adams is -29.0°F (-33.9°C), which was recorded in February.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Adams is 46.6" (1183.6 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is June with 5.0" (127 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 2.6" (66 mm). There are an average of 145.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in April with 14.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in September with 10.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 78.6 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in July with 7.4 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in October with 5.3 days of rain.

In Adams, there's an average of 66.7" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is February, with 17.4" of snow (44.2 cm).

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