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Elevation: 2112 feet     Latitude: 38 01N     Longitude: 120 24W
Köppen Classification: Mediterran Climate



Under the Köppen Climate Classification climate classification, "dry-summer subtropical" climates are often referred to as "Mediterranean". This climate zone has an an average temperature above 10°C (50°F) in their warmest months, and an average in the coldest between 18 to -3°C (64 to 27°F). Summers tend to be dry with less than one-third that of the wettest winter month, and with less than 30mm (1.18 in) of precipitation in a summer month. SMany of the regions with Mediterranean climates have relatively mild winters and very warm summers.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Csb". (Mediterran Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Columbia is 62.5°F (16.9°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 80.7°F (27.1°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 47.1°F (8.4°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Columbia is 112.0°F (44.4°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Columbia is 14.0°F (-10°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Columbia is 30.0" (762 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is January with 6.0" (152.4 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). There are an average of 80.7 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 15.1 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 0.4 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 56.5 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in January with 9.9 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in July with 0.3 days of rain.

In Columbia, there's an average of 0.3" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is March, with 0.3" of snow (0.8 cm).

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