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The Weather in Columbia
The above is a climate diagram for Columbia. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 23° in January. The rainiest month is March while the driest month is January.
Vacation homes in the cultural center of Columbia, Missouri
This charming midwestern town is home to a variety of vacation rentals, from apartments to spacious houses, close to all Columbia has to offer.
The culinary life of the "Athens of Missouri"
This midsize city packs a surprising punch with its culinary offerings: from upscale American grill fare at Addison's to Polish comfort food at Café Poland or the mouthwatering Korean-Mexican fusion food of Seoul Taco, foodies can circle the globe without leaving Columbia's city limits.
Those unfamiliar with the city might benefit from an excursion with Columbia Culinary Tours, which offers personalized gastronomical tours of the city. After a filling meal, head over to Peggy Jean's Pies for a handmade dessert, or to Bur Oak Brewing Company for a micro-brew beer from the tap.
Art and culture in Columbia
Columbia boasts several universities. As is typical of college towns, the city has risen to meet the needs of its professors and student population, and is dotted with museums and cultural events.
The State Historical Society of Missouri puts the state's rich historical treasures on display, including works of local painter Thomas Hart Benton, woodcutter Fred Geary, and masterpieces by John James Audubon. The Museum of Art and Archaeology boasts a wide collection of antiquities, along with medieval, modern, and contemporary art, with changing special exhibits.
The city's culture shines at annual events. The True/False Film Festival takes place in February or March, and originally focused on documentary films. Now the festival includes art and music, and closes with a performance by guest artists.
Meanwhile, the "We Always Swing" Jazz Series puts on live music all summer long, with the 9th Street Summerfest closing the season, with musical luminaries such as Willie Nelson and The Flaming Lips. The Roots N Blues N BBQ in late September lives up to its claim as a celebration of blues music and barbecue.
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