Tropical climate

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Köppen climate classification

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A tropical climate in the Köppen climate classification is a non-arid climate in which all twelve months have mean temperatures of warmer than 18 C. In tropical climates there are often only two seasons: a wet season and a dry season.
Tropical climates are characterized by constant high temperatures (at sea level and low elevations); all 12 months of the year have average temperatures of 18 °C (64.4 °F) or higher.

Wet season

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Indeed, in tropical South America and Central America, the 'rainy season' (and the 'high water season') is called invierno or inverno, though it could occur in the Northern Hemisphere summer; likewise, the 'dry season' (and 'low water season') is called verano or verão, and can occur in the Northern Hemisphere winter).
Under the Köppen climate classification, for tropical climates, a wet season month is defined as a month where average precipitation is 60 mm or more.

Brazil

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Eastern Central America and parts of the Caribbean islands, the Atlantic margins of Brazil, eastern Madagascar island, and southern Ceylon comprise smaller areas with tropical rainforest climate.
According to the Köppen system, Brazil hosts six major climatic subtypes: desert, equatorial, tropical, semiarid, oceanic and subtropical.

Indonesia

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Balikpapan, Indonesia (Af) Some of the places with this climate are indeed uniformly and monotonously wet throughout the year (e.g., the northwest Pacific coast of South and Central America, from Ecuador to Costa Rica; see, for instance, Andagoya, Colombia), but in many cases, the period of higher sun and longer days is distinctly wettest (as at Palembang, Indonesia) or the time of lower sun and shorter days may have more rain (as at Sitiawan, Malaysia).
Indonesia's climate is almost entirely tropical, dominated by the tropical rainforest climate found in every major island of Indonesia, followed by the tropical monsoon climate that predominantly lies along Java's coastal north, Sulawesi's coastal south and east, and Bali, and finally the tropical Savanna climate, found in isolated locations of Central Java, lowland East Java, coastal southern Papua and smaller islands to the east of Lombok.

Costa Rica

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Puerto Limón, Costa Rica (Af) Some of the places with this climate are indeed uniformly and monotonously wet throughout the year (e.g., the northwest Pacific coast of South and Central America, from Ecuador to Costa Rica; see, for instance, Andagoya, Colombia), but in many cases, the period of higher sun and longer days is distinctly wettest (as at Palembang, Indonesia) or the time of lower sun and shorter days may have more rain (as at Sitiawan, Malaysia).
Because Costa Rica is located between 8 and 12 degrees north of the Equator, the climate is tropical year round.

Dry season

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Indeed, in tropical South America and Central America, the 'rainy season' (and the 'high water season') is called invierno or inverno, though it could occur in the Northern Hemisphere summer; likewise, the 'dry season' (and 'low water season') is called verano or verão, and can occur in the Northern Hemisphere winter).
Under the Köppen climate classification, for tropical climates, a dry season month is defined as a month when average precipitation is below 60 mm.

Guyana

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Georgetown, Guyana (Af)
The local climate is tropical and generally hot and humid, though moderated by northeast trade winds along the coast.

Hamilton, Bermuda

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Hamilton, Bermuda (Af, bordering on Cfa)
Although located some distance north of the geographic tropics, Hamilton has a warm, tropical climate, more specifically a humid subtropical climate, which falls short of being a tropical rainforest climate.

Cairns

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia (Am)
Cairns is a popular tourist destination because of its tropical climate and access to both nearby tropical rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

Comoros

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Moroni, Comoros (Af)
The Comoros is a member state of the African Union, Francophonie, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Arab League (of which it is the southernmost state, being the only member state of the Arab League with a tropical climate and also entirely within the Southern Hemisphere) and the Indian Ocean Commission.

Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Af) Some of the places with this climate are indeed uniformly and monotonously wet throughout the year (e.g., the northwest Pacific coast of South and Central America, from Ecuador to Costa Rica; see, for instance, Andagoya, Colombia), but in many cases, the period of higher sun and longer days is distinctly wettest (as at Palembang, Indonesia) or the time of lower sun and shorter days may have more rain (as at Sitiawan, Malaysia).
The local climate is equatorial and characterised by the annual southwest (April to October) and northeast (October to February) monsoons.

Sierra Leone

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Freetown, Sierre Leone (Am)
It has a tropical climate, with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests.

Ecuador

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Some of the places with this climate are indeed uniformly and monotonously wet throughout the year (e.g., the northwest Pacific coast of South and Central America, from Ecuador to Costa Rica; see, for instance, Andagoya, Colombia), but in many cases, the period of higher sun and longer days is distinctly wettest (as at Palembang, Indonesia) or the time of lower sun and shorter days may have more rain (as at Sitiawan, Malaysia).
The Pacific coastal area has a tropical climate with a severe rainy season.

Honiara

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Honiara, Solomon Islands (Af)
The climate is tropical, more specifically a tropical rainforest climate, with an average daytime temperature of about 28 C. The water temperatures range between 26 C and 29 C. Honiara is noticeably wetter between November and April.

Brunei

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (Af)
The climate of Brunei is tropical equatorial.

Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis (Af)
By the Köppen climate classification, St. Kitts has a tropical savanna climate (Köppen Aw) and Nevis has a tropical monsoon climate (Köppen Am). Mean monthly temperatures in Oranjestad varies little from 23.9 °C to 26.6 C. Yearly rainfall is approximately 2,400 mm, although it has varied from 1356 mm to 3183 mm in the period 1901-2015.

Taiwan

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Hualien City, Taiwan (Af)
Taiwan lies on the Tropic of Cancer, and its general climate is marine tropical.

Medellín

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Medellín, Colombia (Af)
Because of its altitude above sea level and privileged location in the Andes Range, Medellín's weather at times is more characteristic of a humid subtropical climate than that of a tropical climate.

Florida

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Miami, Florida, United States (Am)
Along with Hawaii, Florida is one of only two states that has a tropical climate, and is the only continental state with either a tropical climate or a coral reef.

Suriname

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Paramaribo, Suriname (Af)
Lying 2 to 5 degrees north of the equator, Suriname has a very hot and wet tropical climate, and temperatures do not vary much throughout the year.

Sri Lanka

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Eastern Central America and parts of the Caribbean islands, the Atlantic margins of Brazil, eastern Madagascar island, and southern Ceylon comprise smaller areas with tropical rainforest climate.
The climate is tropical and warm, due to the moderating effects of ocean winds.

Port Vila

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Port Vila, Vanuatu (Af)
Port Vila has a tropical climate, more specifically a tropical rainforest climate, with noticeably wetter and drier months.

Santo Domingo

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Am)
Thanks to these trade winds, Santo Domingo has a tropical climate but seldom experiences the heat that one may expect to find.

Ghana

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Accra, Ghana (Aw)
The climate of Ghana is tropical and there are two main seasons: the wet season and the dry season.

United States

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Miami, Florida, United States (Am)
Hawaii and the southern tip of Florida are tropical, as are the populated territories in the Caribbean and the Pacific.