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Elevation: 3 meters     Latitude: 25 48N     Longitude: 080 18W
K�ppen 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 K�ppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Am". (Tropical Monsoon Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Miami is 77.2°F (25.1°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 84.2°F (29°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 68.2°F (20.1°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Miami is 98.0°F (36.7°C), which was recorded in June. The lowest recorded temperature in Miami is 30.0°F (-1.1°C), which was recorded in January.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Miami is 61.9" (1572.3 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is September with 9.9" (251.5 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is January with an average of 1.6" (40.6 mm). There are an average of 135.2 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in August with 18.9 days and the least precipitation occurring in April with 6.4 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 129.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in August with 17.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in February with 6.0 days of rain.

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