Minnesota has a continental climate, with cold, often frigid winters and
warm summers. The growing season is 160 days or more in the south-central
and south eastern regions, but 100 days or less in the northern counties.
Normal daily mean temperatures range from ?14?C in January to 19?C in July
for Duluth, and from ?11?C in January to 23?C in July for Minneapolis-St.
In 2000, 4,201,503 Minnesotans?91.5%?five years old or older spoke only
English at home.
The United States dollar, denoted by USD or the symbol $, is the official
currency used in the United States. Commonly referred to as the "American
dollar," the currency is divided into 100 cents (symbol ?)