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Elevation: 13 feet     Latitude: 16 26S     Longitude: 151 44W
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 Bora-Bora is 80.0°F (26.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is January with an average temperature of 80.0°F (26.7°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 77.0°F (25°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Bora-Bora is 91.0°F (32.8°C), which was recorded in January. The lowest recorded temperature in Bora-Bora is 67.0°F (19.4°C), which was recorded in August.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Bora-Bora is 88.9" (2258.1 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is January with 18.6" (472.4 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is May with an average of 1.3" (33 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 126.5 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in January with 19.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in August with 4.0 days of rain.

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