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Elevation: 66 feet     Latitude: 17 38N     Longitude: 101 33W
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 "As". (Tropical Savanna Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Zihuatanejo is 80.2°F (26.8°C). The warmest month, on average, is June with an average temperature of 82.4°F (28°C). The coolest month on average is February, with an average temperature of 77.2°F (25.1°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Zihuatanejo is 107.6°F (42°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Zihuatanejo is 50.0°F (10°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Zihuatanejo is 40.6" (1031.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is September with 12.4" (315 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is April with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 57.1 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in September with 14.3 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in March with 0.1 days of rain.

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