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Elevation: 60 meters     Latitude: 54 19N     Longitude: 130 17W
K�ppen Classification: Marine West Coast Climate



This area is characterized by equable climates with few extremes of temperature and ample precipitation in all months. It is located poleward of the Mediterranean climate region on the western sides of the continents, between 35� and 60� N and S latitude. Unlike their equatorial neighbors, marine west coast climates are located beyond the farthest poleward extent of the subtropical anticyclone, and they experience the mid-latitude westerlies and traveling frontal cyclones all year. Precipitation totals vary somewhat throughout the year in response to the changing location and intensity of these storm systems, but annual accumulations generally range from 500 to 2500mm (20 to 98 inches), with local totals exceeding 5000mm (197 inches) where onshore winds encounter mountain ranges. Not only is precipitation plentiful but it is also reliable and frequent. Many areas have rainfall more than 150 days per year, although the precipitation is often of low intensity. Fog is common in autumn and winter, but thunderstorms are infrequent. Strong gales with high winds may be encountered in winter. Temperatures in the winter tend to be mild, while summer temperatures are moderate.

The K�ppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfb". (Marine West Coast Climate).

The highest recorded temperature in Prince Rupert - Mont Circle is 32.0°F (0°C), which was recorded in January. The lowest recorded temperature in Prince Rupert - Mont Circle is 0.0°F (-17.8°C), which was recorded in November.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Prince Rupert - Mont Circle is 120.5" (3060.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is October with 17.0" (431.8 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 5.0" (127 mm). There are an average of 246.1 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in October with 24.3 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 18.1 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 223.1 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in October with 22.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in February with 15.0 days of rain.

In Prince Rupert - Mont Circle, there's an average of 38.1" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is January, with 10.0" of snow (25.4 cm).

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