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United States of America

TERN ISLAND, HAWAII


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Elevation: -3 feet     Latitude: 23 47N     Longitude: 166 13W
Köppen Classification: Humid Subtropical Climate

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This climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. This climate type is found on the eastern sides of the continents between 20° and 35° N and S latitude. In summer, these regions are largely under the influence of moist, maritime airflow from the western side of the subtropical anticyclonic cells over low-latitude ocean waters. Temperatures are high and can lead to warm, oppressive nights. Summers are usually somewhat wetter than winters, with much of the rainfall coming from convectional thunderstorm activity; tropical cyclones also enhance warm-season rainfall in some regions. The coldest month is usually quite mild, although frosts are not uncommon, and winter precipitation is derived primarily from frontal cyclones along the polar front.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa". (Humid Subtropical Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Tern Island is 80.6°F (27°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 81.4°F (27.4°C). The coolest month on average is April, with an average temperature of 80.0°F (26.7°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Tern Island is 90.8°F (32.7°C), which was recorded in September. The lowest recorded temperature in Tern Island is 68.1°F (20.1°C), which was recorded in November.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Tern Island is 177.8" (4516.1 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is May with 18.1" (459.7 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is October with an average of 10.8" (274.3 mm). There are an average of 170.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in July with 17.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in February with 12.0 days.



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