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Elevation: 136 meters     Latitude: 33 49N     Longitude: 116 30W
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. Many of the regions with Mediterranean climates have relatively mild winters and very warm summers.

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

The average temperature for the year in Palm Springs is 73.9°F (23.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 92.3°F (33.5°C). The coolest month on average is December, with an average temperature of 55.7°F (13.2°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Palm Springs is 122.0°F (50°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Palm Springs is 18.0°F (-7.8°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Palm Springs is 5.7" (144.8 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is January with 1.0" (25.4 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is April with an average of 0.1" (2.5 mm). There are an average of 14.3 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in February with 3.1 days and the least precipitation occurring in June with 0.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 16.9 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in February with 3.1 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in May with 0.0 days of rain.

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