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SAN LUIS POTOSÍ - CENTRO, SAN LUIS POTOSÍ


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Elevation: 6138 feet     Latitude: 22 08N     Longitude: 100 58W
Köppen Classification: Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate

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This climate type occurs primarily on the periphery of the true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions. It is transitional to the tropical wet-dry climate on the equatorward side and to the mediterranean climate on its poleward margin, with a cooler, wetter winter resulting from the higher latitude and mid-latitude frontal cyclone activity. Annual precipitation totals are greater than in tropical and subtropical desert climates. Yearly variations in amount are not as extreme as in the true deserts but are nevertheless large.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "BSk". (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).

The average temperature for the year in San Luis Potosí - Centro is 63.7°F (17.6°C). The warmest month, on average, is May with an average temperature of 70.3°F (21.3°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 55.4°F (13°C).

The highest recorded temperature in San Luis Potosí - Centro is 100.2°F (37.9°C), which was recorded in May. The lowest recorded temperature in San Luis Potosí - Centro is 16.7°F (-8.5°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in San Luis Potosí - Centro is 14.2" (360.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is September with 2.4" (61 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is March with an average of 0.3" (7.6 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 62.7 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in September with 10.7 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in March with 2.0 days of rain.



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