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Elevation: 55 feet     Latitude: 54 00N     Longitude: 128 42W
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 Kitimat is 46.2°F (7.9°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 62.9°F (17.2°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 30.3°F (-0.9°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Kitimat is 98.1°F (36.7°C), which was recorded in August. The lowest recorded temperature in Kitimat is -14.8°F (-26°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Kitimat is 109.2" (2773.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is November with 16.0" (406.4 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 2.4" (61 mm). There are an average of 212.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in October with 23.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in August with 13.2 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 201.2 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in October with 22.4 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in February with 12.9 days of rain.

In Kitimat, there's an average of 119.0" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is December, with 34.2" of snow (86.9 cm).

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