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Elevation: 22 meters     Latitude: 06 05S     Longitude: 140 19E
Köppen Classification: Tropical Monsoon Climate



Tropical monsoon climate, occasionally also known as a tropical wet climate or tropical monsoon and trade-wind littoral climate in climate classification, is a relatively rare type of climate. Tropical monsoon climates have monthly mean temperatures above 18°C (64°F) in every month of the year and feature wet and dry seasons, as Tropical savanna climates do. Unlike tropical savanna climates however, a tropical monsoon climate's driest month sees less than 60 mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. Also a tropical monsoon climate tends to see less variance in temperatures during the course of the year than a tropical savanna climate. This climate has a driest month which nearly always occurs at or soon after the "winter" solstice for that side of the equator.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Am". (Tropical Monsoon Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Tanahmerah is 80.0°F (26.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is November with an average temperature of 82.0°F (27.8°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 78.0°F (25.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Tanahmerah is 98.0°F (36.7°C), which was recorded in October. The lowest recorded temperature in Tanahmerah is 64.0°F (17.8°C), which was recorded in October.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Tanahmerah is 174.2" (4424.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is March with 17.4" (442 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 11.5" (292.1 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 93.6 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in August with 16.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 0.0 days of rain.

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