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Elevation: 15 meters     Latitude: 46 28N     Longitude: 073 45W
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 Sorel is 43.4°F (6.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 70.0°F (21.1°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 12.7°F (-10.7°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Sorel is 100.0°F (37.8°C), which was recorded in June. The lowest recorded temperature in Sorel is -41.8°F (-41°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Sorel is 39.4" (1000.8 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is July with 3.9" (99.1 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is March with an average of 2.4" (61 mm). There are an average of 138.6 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in November with 12.9 days and the least precipitation occurring in March with 10.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 111.3 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in October with 13.4 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 2.5 days of rain.

In Sorel, there's an average of 78.2" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is January, with 19.4" of snow (49.3 cm).

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