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Elevation: 3340 feet     Latitude: 38 12N     Longitude: 120 22W
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 Murphys is 49.4°F (9.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 66.7°F (19.3°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 36.2°F (2.3°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Murphys is 86.8°F (30.4°C), which was recorded in August. The lowest recorded temperature in Murphys is 19.9°F (-6.7°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Murphys is 55.4" (1407.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is January with 10.8" (274.3 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is August with an average of 0.2" (5.1 mm). There are an average of 57.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in February with 11.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 0.0 days.

In Murphys, there's an average of 41.2" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is March, with 12.2" of snow (31 cm).

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