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PUERTO BARRIOS, GUATEMALA


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Elevation: 3 feet     Latitude: 15 43N     Longitude: 088 36W
Köppen Classification: Tropical Monsoon Climate

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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 Puerto Barrios is 79.0°F (26.1°C). The warmest month, on average, is May with an average temperature of 82.0°F (27.8°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 74.0°F (23.3°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Puerto Barrios is 102.0°F (38.9°C), which was recorded in May. The lowest recorded temperature in Puerto Barrios is 90.0°F (32.2°C), which was recorded in January.

There are an average of 158.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in July with 18.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in April with 7.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 158.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in July with 18.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in April with 7.0 days of rain.



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