El Salvador


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Elevation: 620 meters     Latitude: 13 42N     Longitude: 089 07W
Köppen Classification: Tropical Savanna Climate



Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18°C (64°F) in every month of the year and typically a pronounced dry season, with the driest month having precipitation less than 60mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. In essence, a tropical savanna climate tends to either see less rainfall than a tropical monsoon climate or have more pronounced dry seasons than a tropical monsoon climate. Tropical savanna climates are most commonly found in Africa, Asia and South America. The climate is also prevalent in sections of Central America, northern Australia and North America, specifically in sections of Mexico and the state of Florida in the United States.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Aw". (Tropical Savanna Climate).

The average temperature for the year in San Salvador is 76.0°F (24.4°C). The warmest month, on average, is April with an average temperature of 78.0°F (25.6°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 74.0°F (23.3°C).

The highest recorded temperature in San Salvador is 100.0°F (37.8°C), which was recorded in March. The lowest recorded temperature in San Salvador is 54.0°F (12.2°C), which was recorded in February.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in San Salvador is 67.0" (1701.8 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is August with 13.2" (335.3 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). There are an average of 168.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 22.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in June with 7.0 days.

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