Burlington: Geography and Climate
Burlington is built on three terraced slopes on the shores of Lake Champlain in northern Vermont. The lake moderates temperatures, relative to the rest of the state, by creating little variance during the four seasons; summers are cool while winter temperatures remain fixed below the freezing mark.
Area: 15.48 square miles (2000)
Elevation: 112 feet above sea level
Average Temperatures: January, 16.3° F; July, 70.5° F; annual average, 44.6° F
Average Annual Precipitation: 34.5 inches of rain; 78.3 inches of snow
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