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Elevation: 3141 feet     Latitude: 15 23S     Longitude: 035 19E
Köppen Classification: Tropical Savanna Climate



Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18°C (64°F) in every month of the year and typically a pronounced dry season, with the driest month having precipitation less than 60mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. In essence, a tropical savanna climate tends to either see less rainfall than a tropical monsoon climate or have more pronounced dry seasons than a tropical monsoon climate. Tropical savanna climates are most commonly found in Africa, Asia and South America. The climate is also prevalent in sections of Central America, northern Australia and North America, specifically in sections of Mexico and the state of Florida in the United States.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Aw". (Tropical Savanna Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Zomba is 70.0°F (21.1°C). The warmest month, on average, is November with an average temperature of 75.0°F (23.9°C). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 62.0°F (16.7°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Zomba is 95.0°F (35°C), which was recorded in October. The lowest recorded temperature in Zomba is 41.0°F (5°C), which was recorded in June.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Zomba is 52.9" (1343.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is January with 12.1" (307.3 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is September with an average of 0.2" (5.1 mm). There are an average of 275.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in May with 30.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in January with 10.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 29.9 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in March with 10.2 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 0.0 days of rain.

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