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Elevation: 15 feet     Latitude: 25 17N     Longitude: 076 19W
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 Eleuthera is 77.0°F (25°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 83.0°F (28.3°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 71.0°F (21.7°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Eleuthera is 92.0°F (33.3°C), which was recorded in September. The lowest recorded temperature in Eleuthera is 58.0°F (14.4°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Eleuthera is 42.6" (1082 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is October with 8.7" (221 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is March with an average of 1.2" (30.5 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 62.2 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in October with 11.6 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 2.2 days of rain.

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