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Elevation: 1198 feet     Latitude: 19 11N     Longitude: 102 50W
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 Tepalcatepec is 84.2°F (29°C). The warmest month, on average, is May with an average temperature of 89.1°F (31.7°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 78.8°F (26°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Tepalcatepec is 120.2°F (49°C), which was recorded in July. The lowest recorded temperature in Tepalcatepec is 36.0°F (2.2°C), which was recorded in May.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Tepalcatepec is 26.8" (680.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is July with 6.5" (165.1 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is February with an average of 0.0" (0 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 53.7 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in July with 12.8 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in March with 0.3 days of rain.

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