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Area Description

Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 48,914.[11] Harrisonburg is the county seat of Rockingham County,[12] although the two are separate jurisdictions. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Harrisonburg with Rockingham County for statistical purposes. Harrisonburg is home to James Madison University and Eastern Mennonite University.

Harrisonburg is the core city of the Harrisonburg, Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a 2011 estimated population of 126,562.[13]

Includes Cities/Towns: Broadway, Chesterfield, Dayton, Harrisonburg.

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 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  21.1  31.3  41.4  2.6 "
 Feb  23.2  34.4  45.6  2.2 "
 Mar  30.7  42.8  54.8  2.8 "
 Apr  38.6  51.8  65.0  2.6 "
 May  49.0  61.6  74.2  3.6 "
 Jun  58.0  70.1  82.3  3.4 "
 Jul  62.0  74.0  86.0  3.6 "
 Aug  60.4  72.4  84.4  3.3 "
 Sep  53.4  65.5  77.6  3.6 "
 Oct  41.4  54.2  67.0  2.8 "
 Nov  32.8  44.1  55.5  2.8 "
 Dec  25.3  35.5  45.8  2.4 "


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. Harrisonburg has a humid subtropical climate, Cfa on climate maps according to the Köppen climate classification.

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