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Elevation: 547 feet     Latitude: 43 07N     Longitude: 077 40W
K�ppen 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 K�ppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfb". (Warm Summer Continental Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Rochester is 48.2°F (9°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 70.8°F (21.6°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 24.7°F (-4.1°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Rochester is 100.0°F (37.8°C), which was recorded in June. The lowest recorded temperature in Rochester is -19.0°F (-28.3°C), which was recorded in February.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Rochester is 34.3" (871.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is August with 3.5" (88.9 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 2.0" (50.8 mm). There are an average of 166.8 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 19.4 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 10.8 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 159.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in January with 18.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in July with 10.0 days of rain.

In Rochester, there's an average of 99.5" of snow (0 cm). The month with the most snow is January, with 28.2" of snow (71.6 cm).

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