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Elevation: 1486 feet     Latitude: 18 09S     Longitude: 144 19E
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 "Aw". (Tropical Savanna Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Mount Surprise is 73.0°F (22.8°C). The warmest month, on average, is November with an average temperature of 81.0°F (27.2°C). The coolest month on average is June, with an average temperature of 64.0°F (17.8°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Mount Surprise is 107.0°F (41.7°C), which was recorded in November. The lowest recorded temperature in Mount Surprise is 27.0°F (-2.8°C), which was recorded in June.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Mount Surprise is 31.0" (787.4 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is January with 8.0" (203.2 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is May with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 54.7 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in January with 12.5 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in August with 0.4 days of rain.

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