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CALICUT, INDIA


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Elevation: 17 feet     Latitude: 11 15N     Longitude: 075 47E
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 Calicut is 81.0°F (27.2°C). The warmest month, on average, is April with an average temperature of 84.0°F (28.9°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 78.0°F (25.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Calicut is 99.0°F (37.2°C), which was recorded in February. The lowest recorded temperature in Calicut is 57.0°F (13.9°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Calicut is 121.5" (3086.1 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is June with 33.1" (840.7 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 0.2" (5.1 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 106.5 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in June with 23.8 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in February with 0.6 days of rain.



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