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Elevation: 220 feet     Latitude: 19 06N     Longitude: 070 06W
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 Cotui is 77.0°F (25°C). The warmest month, on average, is June with an average temperature of 80.0°F (26.7°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 75.0°F (23.9°C).

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Cotui is 67.6" (1717 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is May with 9.1" (231.1 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is January with an average of 3.1" (78.7 mm).

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