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Elevation: 3 meters     Latitude: 02 46S     Longitude: 171 43W
Köppen Classification: Tropical Rainforest Climate



A tropical rainforest climate, also known as an equatorial climate, is a tropical climate usually (but not always) found along the equator. Tropical rainforest climate is a type of tropical climate in which there is no dry season - all months have mean precipitation values of at least 60 mm (2.36 in). Tropical rainforest climates have no pronounced summer or winter; it is typically hot and wet throughout the year and rainfall is both heavy and frequent. One day in an equatorial climate can be very similar to the next, while the change in temperature between day and night may be larger than the average change in temperature between "summer" and "winter".

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Af". (Tropical Rainforest Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Kanton Island is 81.5°F (27.5°C). The warmest month, on average, is November with an average temperature of 82.1°F (27.8°C). The coolest month on average is August, with an average temperature of 80.9°F (27.2°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Kanton Island is 90.2°F (32.3°C), which was recorded in April. The lowest recorded temperature in Kanton Island is 70.5°F (21.4°C), which was recorded in July.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Kanton Island is 134.0" (3403.6 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is August with 15.1" (383.5 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is March with an average of 8.2" (208.3 mm). There are an average of 109.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in April with 12.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in November with 6.0 days.

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