Geographical records in the USA (elevation, climate and location)

Major city = metro area > 1 million inhabitants
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Last updated: June 16, 2014
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Lowest point in the USA
Death Valley
-282 ft (-86 m)
Highest point in the USA
McKinley
20,236 ft (6,168 m)
Highest state (mean elevation)
Colorado
6,800 ft (2,070 m)
Lowest state (mean elevation)
Delaware
60 ft (20 m)
Northernmost contiguous state
Minnesota
49°23'04'' N
Southernmost contiguous state
Florida
24°31'15'' N
Easternmost contiguous state
Maine
66°56'59'' W
Westernmost contiguous state
Washington
126°46'18'' W
Farthermost state from the sea
South Dakota
1,025 miles (1,650 km)
Highest major city
Denver
5,279 ft (1,609 m)
Northernmost city of any size
Barrow, AK
71°17'44'' N
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Northernmost major city
Seattle
47°36'35'' N
Southernmost major city
Miami
25°47'16'' N
Easternmost major city
Boston
71°03'49'' W
Westernmost major city
Portland
122°40'55'' W
Warmest major city in January
Miami
67.2°F (19.6°C)
Coldest major city in January
Minneapolis
12.5°F (-10.5°C)
Warmest major city in July
Phoenix
94.8°F (34.9°C)
Coldest major city in July
San Francisco
61.3°F (16.3°C)
Rainiest major city
New Orleans
62.45 in (1,586 mm)
Driest major city
Las Vegas
4.19 in (106 mm)
Snowiest major city
Rochester
99.5 in (252.7 cm)
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Level 82
Jun 16, 2014
Why isn't "Barrow" accepted, when no other city requires the state to be listed?
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Level 29
Jun 16, 2014
Sorry, it was just my mistake! It will work now! Could you please remove your comment, in order to avoid people to get a hint from it? Thanks ;)