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Elevation: 1184 feet     Latitude: 09 10N     Longitude: 083 20W
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 Buenos Aires is 78.4°F (25.8°C). The warmest month, on average, is March with an average temperature of 80.1°F (26.7°C). The coolest month on average is October, with an average temperature of 77.5°F (25.3°C).

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Buenos Aires is 11.3" (287 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is October with 20.7" (525.8 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 1.1" (27.9 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 246.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in May with 21.3 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in February with 19.1 days of rain.

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