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FORBACH, MAURITIUS


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Elevation: 181 feet     Latitude: 20 06S     Longitude: 057 32E
Köppen Classification: Tropical Monsoon Climate

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Tropical monsoon climate, occasionally also known as a tropical wet climate or tropical monsoon and trade-wind littoral climate in climate classification, is a relatively rare type of climate. Tropical monsoon climates have monthly mean temperatures above 18°C (64°F) in every month of the year and feature wet and dry seasons, as Tropical savanna climates do. Unlike tropical savanna climates however, a tropical monsoon climate's driest month sees less than 60 mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. Also a tropical monsoon climate tends to see less variance in temperatures during the course of the year than a tropical savanna climate. This climate has a driest month which nearly always occurs at or soon after the "winter" solstice for that side of the equator.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Am". (Tropical Monsoon Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Forbach is 74.0°F (23.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is January with an average temperature of 79.0°F (26.1°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 68.0°F (20°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Forbach is 95.0°F (35°C), which was recorded in January. The lowest recorded temperature in Forbach is 80.0°F (26.7°C), which was recorded in July.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Forbach is 50.6" (1285.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is March with 8.7" (221 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is September with an average of 1.4" (35.6 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 67.5 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in March with 10.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 0.0 days of rain.



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