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Elevation: 2539 feet     Latitude: 51 10N     Longitude: 111 12W
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 Big Stone is 38.9°F (3.8°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 64.7°F (18.2°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 9.1°F (-12.7°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Big Stone is 100.4°F (38°C), which was recorded in August. The lowest recorded temperature in Big Stone is -45.4°F (-43°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Big Stone is 13.3" (337.8 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is June with 2.9" (73.7 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 0.3" (7.6 mm). There are an average of 85.3 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in June with 11.9 days and the least precipitation occurring in February with 4.3 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 57.2 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in June with 11.9 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 0.1 days of rain.

In Big Stone, there's an average of 29.8" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is January, with 5.6" of snow (14.2 cm).

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