Paul Smiths, New York

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Paul Smiths College student center
St. Johns in the Wilderness

Paul Smiths is a hamlet in the Town of Brighton in Franklin County, New York, on Lower Saint Regis Lake, in the Adirondacks, 10 miles north of Saranac Lake, located at 44°26' North 74°15' West.

The hamlet was named after the Paul Smith's Hotel (formally known as the Saint Regis House), founded in 1859 as one of the first wilderness resorts in Adirondacks by Apollos Smith. Paul Smith's College was built on the site of the hotel, and was funded by the estate of Smith's son Phelps, who died in 1937.

Climate[edit]

The Köppen Climate Classification sub-type for this climate is "Dfb" (Warm Summer Continental Climate).[1]

Climate data for Paul Smiths
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −2
(28)
−1
(31)
3
(37)
12
(53)
19
(66)
24
(75)
26
(79)
24
(76)
20
(68)
14
(58)
7
(44)
−1
(31)
12.1
(53.8)
Average low °C (°F) −14
(6)
−14
(7)
−9
(15)
−2
(29)
4
(39)
9
(49)
11
(52)
10
(50)
7
(44)
1
(34)
−3
(26)
−11
(12)
−0.9
(30.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 58
(2.3)
64
(2.5)
66
(2.6)
69
(2.7)
79
(3.1)
86
(3.4)
91
(3.6)
100
(4)
79
(3.1)
74
(2.9)
81
(3.2)
84
(3.3)
931
(36.7)
Source: Weatherbase [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Climate Summary for Paul Smiths, New York
  2. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on Aug 1, 2013.

Further reading[edit]

  • Jerome, Christine Adirondack Passage: Cruise of Canoe Sairy Gamp, HarperCollins, 1994.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°26′14″N 74°15′10″W / 44.43722°N 74.25278°W / 44.43722; -74.25278