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MAIZURU, JAPAN


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Elevation: 72 feet     Latitude: 35 27N     Longitude: 135 19E
Köppen Classification: Humid Subtropical Climate

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This climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. This climate type is found on the eastern sides of the continents between 20° and 35° N and S latitude. In summer, these regions are largely under the influence of moist, maritime airflow from the western side of the subtropical anticyclonic cells over low-latitude ocean waters. Temperatures are high and can lead to warm, oppressive nights. Summers are usually somewhat wetter than winters, with much of the rainfall coming from convectional thunderstorm activity; tropical cyclones also enhance warm-season rainfall in some regions. The coldest month is usually quite mild, although frosts are not uncommon, and winter precipitation is derived primarily from frontal cyclones along the polar front.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa". (Humid Subtropical Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Maizuru is 59.0°F (15°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 80.0°F (26.7°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 39.0°F (3.9°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Maizuru is 99.0°F (37.2°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Maizuru is 18.0°F (-7.8°C), which was recorded in February.

There are an average of 239.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 26.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in May with 15.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 222.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in December with 23.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in May with 15.0 days of rain.



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