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BÉTÉROU, BENIN


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Elevation: 863 feet     Latitude: 09 12N     Longitude: 002 16E
Köppen Classification: Tropical Savanna Climate

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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 "Aw". (Tropical Savanna Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Bétérou is 80.8°F (27.1°C). The warmest month, on average, is March with an average temperature of 85.8°F (29.9°C). The coolest month on average is August, with an average temperature of 77.0°F (25°C).

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Bétérou is 42.6" (1082 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is August with 8.6" (218.4 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is January with an average of 0.1" (2.5 mm). There are an average of 100.6 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in September with 17.8 days and the least precipitation occurring in January with 0.8 days.



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