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New Caledonia

PONERIHOUEN, NEW CALEDONIA


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Elevation: 43 feet     Latitude: 20 56S     Longitude: 165 19E
Köppen Classification: Tropical Rainforest Climate

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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 Ponerihouen is 74.0°F (23.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is February with an average temperature of 79.0°F (26.1°C). The coolest month on average is August, with an average temperature of 69.0°F (20.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Ponerihouen is 93.0°F (33.9°C), which was recorded in January. The lowest recorded temperature in Ponerihouen is 86.0°F (30°C), which was recorded in June.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Ponerihouen is 99.0" (2514.6 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is March with 15.6" (396.2 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is September with an average of 3.8" (96.5 mm).



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