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Geography and Weather Records in the U.S.

Can you name the cities, states, and places that mark these geographical and climactic records within the 50 United States?
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
Major city = over 1 million metro area population
Weather records from 1991–2020. Source: Extreme Weather Watch.
Temperature records based on daily high temperature average
Quiz by geograf
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Last updated: February 17, 2023
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Category
Record
Answer
Northernmost state
71.4 °N
Alaska
Southernmost state
18.9 °N
Hawaii
Northernmost state, lower 48
49.4 °N
Minnesota
Westernmost state, lower 48
124.8 °W
Washington
Easternmost state, lower 48
66.6 °W
Maine
Southernmost state, lower 48
24.5 °N
Florida
Highest state (avg. elevation)
6,800
Colorado
Lowest state (avg. elevation)
60
Delaware
State furthest from the sea
1,025 mi
South Dakota
Highest mountain
20,236 ft
Denali
Lowest valley
-282 ft
Death Valley
Highest major city
5,280 ft
Denver
Category
Record
Answer
Northernmost city, any size
71.3 °N
Barrow
Northernmost state capital
58.3 °N
Juneau
Northernmost major city
47.6 °N
Seattle
Easternmost state capital
69.8 °W
Augusta
Easternmost major city
71.1 °W
Boston
Coldest major city, January
23.6 °F
Minneapolis
Warmest major city, January
80.5 °F
Honolulu
Warmest major city, July
106.5 °F
Phoenix
Coldest major city, July
67.1 °F
San Francisco
Rainiest major city
67.4" / yr
Miami
Driest major city
4.2" / yr
Las Vegas
Snowiest major city
101.7" / yr
Rochester
3 Comments
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Level 81
Feb 17, 2023
Interesting quiz, but I have a few comments. I think just “death” should be accepted for the valley. I also think a note that only “continental” cities are included for the westernmost and southernmost major cities needs to be added as both are most certainly Honolulu otherwise.
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Level ∞
Feb 17, 2023
Fixed. Death will work now, and I changed a couple questions.
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Level 81
Feb 17, 2023
Did you mean to unfeature it?