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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 Santa Elena is 72.0°F (22.2°C). The warmest month, on average, is May with an average temperature of 73.0°F (22.8°C). The coolest month on average is September, with an average temperature of 70.0°F (21.1°C).
The highest recorded temperature in Santa Elena is 95.0°F (35°C), which was recorded in April. The lowest recorded temperature in Santa Elena is 48.0°F (8.9°C), which was recorded in January.
The average amount of precipitation for the year in Santa Elena is 70.7" (1795.8 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is May with 9.6" (243.8 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is January with an average of 3.2" (81.3 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 108.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in June with 14.8 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in March with 5.1 days of rain.