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Elevation: 6634 feet     Latitude: 18 57N     Longitude: 099 35W
Köppen Classification: Oceanic Subtropical Highland Climate



The subtropical highland variety of the oceanic climate exists in elevated portions of the world that are within either the tropics or subtropics, though it is typically found in mountainous locations in some tropical countries. Despite the latitude, the higher altitudes of these regions mean that the climate tends to share characteristics with oceanic climates, though it also tends to experience noticeably drier weather during the "low-sun" season. In locations outside the tropics, other than the drying trend in the winter, subtropical highland climates tend to be essentially identical to an oceanic climate, with mild summers and noticeably cooler winters, plus, in some instances, some snowfall. In the tropics, a subtropical highland climate tends to feature spring-like weather year-round. Temperatures here remain relatively constant throughout the year and snowfall is seldom seen.Without the elevation, many of these regions would likely feature either tropical or humid subtropical climates.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Cwb". (Oceanic Subtropical Highland Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Tenancingo is 64.9°F (18.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is May with an average temperature of 69.8°F (21°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 58.6°F (14.8°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Tenancingo is 98.6°F (37°C), which was recorded in May. The lowest recorded temperature in Tenancingo is 25.2°F (-3.8°C), which was recorded in December.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Tenancingo is 46.7" (1186.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is July with 9.5" (241.3 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is December with an average of 0.2" (5.1 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 113.9 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in July with 22.3 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in December with 0.9 days of rain.

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