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Elevation: 5 meters     Latitude: 26 41N     Longitude: 080 07W
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 West Palm Beach is 75.4°F (24.1°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 83.0°F (28.3°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 65.7°F (18.7°C).

The highest recorded temperature in West Palm Beach is 101.0°F (38.3°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in West Palm Beach is 27.0°F (-2.8°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in West Palm Beach is 62.3" (1582.4 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is September with 8.4" (213.4 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 2.8" (71.1 mm). There are an average of 135.9 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in August with 17.4 days and the least precipitation occurring in April with 7.1 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 133.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in September with 17.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in February with 7.0 days of rain.

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