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Elevation: 3441 feet     Latitude: 50 24N     Longitude: 113 15W
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 Vulcan is 40.5°F (4.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 62.8°F (17.1°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Vulcan is 97.0°F (36.1°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Vulcan is -36.9°F (-38.3°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Vulcan is 16.3" (414 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 January with an average of 0.5" (12.7 mm). There are an average of 93.8 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in June with 11.5 days and the least precipitation occurring in October with 5.4 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 53.4 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in June with 11.5 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 0.0 days of rain.

In Vulcan, there's an average of 45.5" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is March, with 8.0" of snow (20.3 cm).

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