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Elevation: 324 feet     Latitude: 43 10N     Longitude: 079 10W
Köppen 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 Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfb". (Warm Summer Continental Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Niagara Falls is 48.5°F (9.2°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 72.5°F (22.5°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 24.8°F (-4°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Niagara Falls is 100.9°F (38.3°C), which was recorded in August. The lowest recorded temperature in Niagara Falls is -13.0°F (-25°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Niagara Falls is 37.9" (962.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is November with 4.0" (101.6 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is January with an average of 2.5" (63.5 mm). There are an average of 169.6 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 18.2 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 10.9 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 132.1 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in April with 13.9 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in February with 5.7 days of rain.

In Niagara Falls, there's an average of 56.0" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is January, with 14.6" of snow (37.1 cm).

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