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Elevation: 3008 feet     Latitude: 19 50S     Longitude: 043 56W
Köppen Classification: Humid Subtropical Climate



This climate is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. This climate type is found on the eastern sides of the continents between 20° and 35° N and S latitude. In summer, these regions are largely under the influence of moist, maritime airflow from the western side of the subtropical anticyclonic cells over low-latitude ocean waters. Temperatures are high and can lead to warm, oppressive nights. Summers are usually somewhat wetter than winters, with much of the rainfall coming from convectional thunderstorm activity; tropical cyclones also enhance warm-season rainfall in some regions. The coldest month is usually quite mild, although frosts are not uncommon, and winter precipitation is derived primarily from frontal cyclones along the polar front.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cfa". (Humid Subtropical Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Belo Horizonte is 70.0°F (21.1°C). The warmest month, on average, is February with an average temperature of 73.4°F (23°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 64.4°F (18°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Belo Horizonte is 97.0°F (36.1°C), which was recorded in October. The lowest recorded temperature in Belo Horizonte is 37.6°F (3.1°C), which was recorded in June.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Belo Horizonte is 62.4" (1585 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is December with 12.6" (320 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is June with an average of 0.5" (12.7 mm).

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