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Elevation: 128 feet     Latitude: 03 50N     Longitude: 051 50W
Köppen Classification: Tropical Rainforest Climate



A tropical rainforest climate, also known as an equatorial climate, is a tropical climate usually (but not always) found along the equator. Tropical rainforest climate is a type of tropical climate in which there is no dry season - all months have mean precipitation values of at least 60 mm (2.36 in). Tropical rainforest climates have no pronounced summer or winter; it is typically hot and wet throughout the year and rainfall is both heavy and frequent. One day in an equatorial climate can be very similar to the next, while the change in temperature between day and night may be larger than the average change in temperature between "summer" and "winter".

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Af". (Tropical Rainforest Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Oiapoque is 78.0°F (25.6°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 79.0°F (26.1°C). The coolest month on average is February, with an average temperature of 76.0°F (24.4°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Oiapoque is 96.0°F (35.6°C), which was recorded in October. The lowest recorded temperature in Oiapoque is 57.0°F (13.9°C), which was recorded in September.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Oiapoque is 124.0" (3149.6 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is April with 22.6" (574 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is October with an average of 0.4" (10.2 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 174.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in May with 24.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in October with 1.4 days of rain.

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