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Warm-summer humid continental climate

Köppen Code: Dfb
D : Cold (continental)
f : Without dry season
b : Warm summer


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Cold (continental) without dry season, warm summer.

The coldest month averaging below 0 °C (32 °F), all months with average temperatures below 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
DfaHot-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.

Franconia, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
Palermo No. 1 Mine (Palermo No. 1 pegmatite; Hartford Mine; GE Mine), Groton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
Noyes Mountain Quarry (Harvard Quarry), Greenwood, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
Lebanon, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
Bedford, Hillsborough Co., New Hampshire, USA
Francon quarry, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Ruggles Mine, Grafton, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
Centennial Eureka Mine (Blue Rock), Eureka, Tintic District, East Tintic Mts, Juab Co., Utah, USA
Belvidere Mountain Quarries (Vermont Asbestos Group Mine; VAG Mine; Ruberoid Asbestos Mine; Eden Mills Quarries), Lowell & Eden, Orleans & Lamoille Cos., Vermont, USA
Dunton Gem Quarry, Newry, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
McGill University campus, Mont Royal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Mount Mica Quarry (Mount Mica Mine), Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
Loudville Lead Mines (Manhan Lead-Silver Mine; Southampton Lead Mine; Northampton Lead Mine), Easthampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
Beryl Pit (Quadeville East mine), Lyndoch Township, Renfrew Co., Ontario, Canada
Hanover, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA
Keene, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
Belknap Mts (Gunstock Mts; Suncook Mts), Belknap Co., New Hampshire, USA
Ytterby, Resarö, Vaxholm, Uppland, Sweden
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin mining district, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Devils Head Pegmatite District, Douglas Co., Colorado, USA
Monadnock Mountain (Mount Monadnock), Jaffrey, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA
Madawaska Mine (Faraday Mine), Faraday Township, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada
Chester Emery Mines, Chester, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA
Maroco Mine (Adbar mine), Ironton, Cuyuna North Range, Crow Wing Co., Minnesota, USA
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