Omaha, due to its latitude of virtue of 41.26 N latitude and location far from moderating bodies of water or mountain ranges, displays a humid continental climate (Koppen Dfa), with hot summers and cold winters. July averages 76.7 Â°F (24.8 Â°C), with moderate, but sometimes high, humidity and relatively frequent thunderstorms, usually rather violent and capable of spawning severe weather or tornadoes; the January mean is 21.7 Â°F (-5.7 Â°C). The maximum temperature recorded in the city is 114 Â°F (46 Â°C), the minimum -32 Â°F (-36 Â°C). Average yearly precipitation is 30.2 inches (767 mm), falling mostly in the warmer months. What precipitation does fall in winter usually takes the form of snow, with average yearly snowfall being around 26.8 inches (68 cm).