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LAGOA SCA, MARANHAO


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Elevation: 489 feet     Latitude: 05 48S     Longitude: 046 07W
Kppen Classification: Tropical Savanna Climate

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Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18C (64F) 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 Kppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Aw". (Tropical Savanna Climate).



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