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Elevation: 89 feet     Latitude: 37 45N     Longitude: 128 54E
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 Kangnung is 56.0°F (13.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 76.0°F (24.4°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 33.0°F (0.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Kangnung is 99.0°F (37.2°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Kangnung is 5.0°F (-15°C), which was recorded in February.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Kangnung is 54.7" (1389.4 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is August with 9.5" (241.3 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is December with an average of 1.8" (45.7 mm). There are an average of 198.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in August with 20.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in January with 14.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 179.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in August with 19.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 8.0 days of rain.

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