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Elevation: 16 feet     Latitude: 18 07S     Longitude: 049 23E
Köppen Classification: Tropical Rainforest Climate



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 Toamasina is 75.0°F (23.9°C). The warmest month, on average, is January with an average temperature of 80.0°F (26.7°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 70.0°F (21.1°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Toamasina is 98.0°F (36.7°C), which was recorded in January. The lowest recorded temperature in Toamasina is 56.0°F (13.3°C), which was recorded in August.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Toamasina is 128.1" (3253.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is March with 17.8" (452.1 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is October with an average of 3.9" (99.1 mm). There are an average of 212.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 20.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in October with 12.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 73.3 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in July with 14.3 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 0.0 days of rain.

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