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IQUITOS, PERU


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Elevation: 413 feet     Latitude: 03 45S     Longitude: 073 15W
Köppen Classification: Tropical Rainforest Climate

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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 Iquitos is 80.0°F (26.7°C). The warmest month, on average, is January with an average temperature of 81.0°F (27.2°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 78.0°F (25.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Iquitos is 104.0°F (40°C), which was recorded in September. The lowest recorded temperature in Iquitos is 57.0°F (13.9°C), which was recorded in June.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Iquitos is 114.3" (2903.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is April with 11.9" (302.3 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 6.4" (162.6 mm). There are an average of 189.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 18.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 13.0 days.



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