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Cut Bank

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Cut Bank, Glacier County, Montana, United States (48.63304 -112.32616)

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Name: Cut Bank topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: 48.62381 -112.34579 48.64705 -112.31473
Minimum elevation: 1,081 m
Maximum elevation: 1,199 m
Average elevation: 1,142 m

Cut Bank

Cut Bank experiences a semi-arid climate (Köppen BSk) with long, cold, dry winters and short, warm, wetter summers. In winter, bitterly cold arctic air masses move south and impact the eastern side of the American Continental Divide. During such invasions Cut Bank, with its comparatively high elevation and topography is frequently the coldest location in the lower 48 U.S. States. Being close to the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains also makes the area subject to occasional Chinook winds that can rapidly increase the local temperature.

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