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AMHERST, NOVA SCOTIA


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Elevation: 66 feet     Latitude: 45 46N     Longitude: 064 15W
Köppen Classification: Warm Summer Continental Climate

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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 Amherst is 42.8°F (6°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 65.2°F (18.4°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 18.2°F (-7.7°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Amherst is 93.9°F (34.4°C), which was recorded in August. The lowest recorded temperature in Amherst is 60.1°F (15.6°C), which was recorded in February.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Amherst is 45.5" (1155.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is November with 4.4" (111.8 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is August with an average of 2.9" (73.7 mm). In Amherst, there's an average of 100.1" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is January, with 24.6" of snow (62.5 cm).



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