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Elevation: 103 feet     Latitude: 21 59N     Longitude: 159 21W
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 "As". (Tropical Savanna Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Lihue is 73.6°F (23.1°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 77.1°F (25.1°C). The coolest month on average is February, with an average temperature of 70.2°F (21.2°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Lihue is 91.0°F (32.8°C), which was recorded in October. The lowest recorded temperature in Lihue is 50.0°F (10°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Lihue is 52.0" (1320.8 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is January with 6.7" (170.2 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 2.2" (55.9 mm). There are an average of 188.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in July with 18.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in February with 13.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 200.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in July with 19.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in February with 13.0 days of rain.

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