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KOTA BAHARU, MALAYSIA


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Elevation: 15 feet     Latitude: 06 10N     Longitude: 102 17E
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 Kota Baharu is 80.0°F (26.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is April with an average temperature of 82.0°F (27.8°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 78.0°F (25.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Kota Baharu is 95.0°F (35°C), which was recorded in May. The lowest recorded temperature in Kota Baharu is 89.0°F (31.7°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Kota Baharu is 106.4" (2702.6 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is December with 25.7" (652.8 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 3.4" (86.4 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 104.1 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in November with 18.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in December with 0.0 days of rain.



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