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Elevation: 23 feet     Latitude: 25 03N     Longitude: 077 28W
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 Nassau is 77.0°F (25°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 83.0°F (28.3°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 71.0°F (21.7°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Nassau is 95.0°F (35°C), which was recorded in August. The lowest recorded temperature in Nassau is 46.0°F (7.8°C), which was recorded in March.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Nassau is 50.6" (1285.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is September with 7.1" (180.3 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is March with an average of 1.6" (40.6 mm). There are an average of 155.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in August with 19.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in February with 8.0 days.

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