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Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States of America (35.60095 -82.55402)

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Name: Asheville topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 35.41647 -82.67102 35.65612 -82.45994
Minimum elevation: 597 m
Maximum elevation: 1,677 m
Average elevation: 769 m


Asheville has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa), resembling the rest of the Piedmont region of the southeastern U.S., but with noticeably cooler temperatures due to the higher elevation; it is part of USDA Hardiness zone 7a. The area's summers in particular, though warm, are not as hot as summers in cities farther east in the state, as the July daily average temperature is 73.8 °F (23.2 °C) and there is an average of only 9.4 days with 90 °F (32 °C)+ highs annually; The last time a calendar year passed without a 90 °F reading was 2009. Moreover, warm nights where the low remains at or above 70 °F (21 °C) are much less common than 90 °F temperatures. Winters are cool, with a January daily average of 37.1 °F (2.8 °C) and highs remaining at or below freezing on 5.5 days.

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