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BURNS JUNCTION, OREGON


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Elevation: 3931 feet     Latitude: 42 47N     Longitude: 117 51W
Köppen Classification: Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate

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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 Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "BSk". (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Burns Junction is 50.2°F (10.1°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 74.1°F (23.4°C). The coolest month on average is December, with an average temperature of 29.1°F (-1.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Burns Junction is 99.3°F (37.4°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Burns Junction is 2.0°F (-16.7°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Burns Junction is 8.7" (221 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is April with 1.0" (25.4 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is August with an average of 0.4" (10.2 mm). There are an average of 73.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 8.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 3.0 days.

In Burns Junction, there's an average of 11.2" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is December, with 3.7" of snow (9.4 cm).



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