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Elevation: 2339 feet     Latitude: 34 44N     Longitude: 118 13W
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 Lancaster is 61.3°F (16.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 81.6°F (27.6°C). The coolest month on average is December, with an average temperature of 43.3°F (6.3°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Lancaster is 113.0°F (45°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Lancaster is 2.0°F (-16.7°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Lancaster is 7.5" (190.5 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is February with 1.8" (45.7 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). There are an average of 28.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 5.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in June with 0.0 days.

In Lancaster, there's an average of 3.4" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is January, with 1.8" of snow (4.6 cm).

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