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Hot-summer humid continental climate

Köppen Code: Dfa
D : Cold (continental)
f : Without dry season
a : Hot summer


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Cold (continental) without dry season, hot summer.

The coldest month averaging below 0 °C (32 °F), at least one month's average temperature above 22 °C (71.6 °F), and at least four months averaging above 10 °C (50 °F).

No significant precipitation difference between seasons.

Related climatic classifications
DfbWarm-summer humid continental climate
DfcSubarctic climate
DfdExtremely cold subarctic climate
DsaHot, dry-summer continental climate
DsbWarm, dry-summer continental climate
DscDry-summer subarctic climate
DwaMonsoon-influenced hot-summer humid continental climate
DwbMonsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate
DwcMonsoon-influenced subarctic climate
DwdMonsoon-influenced extremely cold subarctic climate


A selection of mineral localities found in this climate zone.

Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Roncari Quarry (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Detroit Salt Company Mine (International Salt Company Mine), Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA
Case Quarries, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Bristol Copper Mine, Bristol, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Galena, Galena Mining District, Jo Daviess Co., Illinois, USA
Blueberry Mountain Quarry (Blueberry Hill), Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Aggregate Industries Quarry (Bayer-Mingolla Quarry; Trimount Quarry), Ashland, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA
Hollister prospects (Hollister Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Mount Pisgah, Jim Thorpe (Mauch Chunk), Carbon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Maybee Quarry (Scofield Quarry; Michigan Stone and Supply Company Quarry; Borin Brothers Quarry; Woolmith Quarry), Maybee, Monroe Co., Michigan, USA
Aggregate Industries Quarry (Wrentham Quarry; Simeone Quarry), Wrentham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
Pelican Point Quarry (Lakeside Lime Quarry), Pelican Point, Utah Lake, Utah Co., Utah, USA
Great Hill cobalt mines, Cobalt, East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Bachman Mine, Hellertown, Lower Saucon Township, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Edenville, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
Fallon Brothers Quarry (Quincy Quarry; Ballou Quarry; Old Colony Crushed Stone Company Quarry), Quincy, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
Anderson No. 1 Mica Mine (Swanson Mine; Swanson Lithia Mine), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Bradley Mine, Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA
State Route 9 - Ellis Street and State Route 72 interchanges (State Route 72 roadcut), New Britain, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Spinelli prospect (Spinelli quarry), Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
Norton County meteorite, Norton Co., Kansas, USA
Nathan Hall Quarry (Clark Hill Quarry), East Hampton (Chatham), Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
Plainville, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, USA
 
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