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GIRARDOT, COLOMBIA


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Elevation: 961 feet     Latitude: 04 16N     Longitude: 074 49W
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 Girardot is 83.0°F (28.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 86.0°F (30°C). The coolest month on average is May, with an average temperature of 81.0°F (27.2°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Girardot is 104.0°F (40°C), which was recorded in September. The lowest recorded temperature in Girardot is 95.0°F (35°C), which was recorded in May.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Girardot is 46.6" (1183.6 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is November with 10.9" (276.9 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 1.3" (33 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 69.7 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in November with 12.2 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in July with 2.5 days of rain.



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