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Elevation: 2728 feet     Latitude: 46 16N     Longitude: 106 36W
K�ppen Classification: Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate



This climate type occurs primarily on the periphery of the true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions. It is transitional to the tropical wet-dry climate on the equatorward side and to the mediterranean climate on its poleward margin, with a cooler, wetter winter resulting from the higher latitude and mid-latitude frontal cyclone activity. Annual precipitation totals are greater than in tropical and subtropical desert climates. Yearly variations in amount are not as extreme as in the true deserts but are nevertheless large.

The K�ppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "BSk". (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Forsyth is 46.9°F (8.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 73.0°F (22.8°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 20.9°F (-6.2°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Forsyth is 110.0°F (43.3°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Forsyth is -44.0°F (-42.2°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Forsyth is 14.4" (365.8 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is May with 2.6" (66 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 0.4" (10.2 mm). There are an average of 78.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in May with 10.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in February with 5.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 30.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in June with 5.4 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in December with 1.3 days of rain.

In Forsyth, there's an average of 29.8" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is December, with 6.3" of snow (16 cm).

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