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Elevation: 3730 feet     Latitude: 01 20S     Longitude: 031 49E
Köppen Classification: Tropical Monsoon Climate



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 Bukoba is 69.0°F (20.6°C). The warmest month, on average, is January with an average temperature of 70.0°F (21.1°C). The coolest month on average is December, with an average temperature of 67.0°F (19.4°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Bukoba is 88.0°F (31.1°C), which was recorded in February. The lowest recorded temperature in Bukoba is 50.0°F (10°C), which was recorded in May.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Bukoba is 80.5" (2044.7 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is April with 14.1" (358.1 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 1.9" (48.3 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 82.2 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in February with 10.3 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in April with 0.0 days of rain.

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