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 warmer than 18 C. Tropical climates are normally found from the equator to 25 north and south latitude.
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.

Florida

FLState of FloridaFloridian
In the northern hemisphere tropical savanna climate occurs north of the Amazon in Venezuela and Colombia, as well as parts of western Central America, western Cuba, and southern part of Florida in the United States.
Along with Hawaii, Florida is one of only two states that has a tropical climate, and is the only continental state that has both a tropical climate and a coral reef.

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

Republic of IndonesiaIndonesianIndonesian Republic
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 large island of Indonesia.

Costa Rica

Costa RicanRepublic of Costa RicaCosta-Rica
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

GuyaneseBritish GuianaCo-operative Republic of Guyana
The local climate is tropical and generally hot and humid, though moderated by northeast trade winds along the coast.

Cairns

Cairns, QueenslandCairns, AustraliaCairns, Queensland, Australia
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

ComorianComoresUnion of the Comoros
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.

United States

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In the northern hemisphere tropical savanna climate occurs north of the Amazon in Venezuela and Colombia, as well as parts of western Central America, western Cuba, and southern part of Florida in the United States.
Hawaii and the southern tip of Florida are tropical, as are the populated territories in the Caribbean and the Pacific.

Honiara

Honiara, Solomon IslandsCapital Territorythe country's capital
The climate is tropical, more specifically a tropical rainforest climate, with an average daytime temperature of about 28 C. Honiara is wetter between November and April.

Malaysia

Federation of MalaysiaMalaysianMalaya
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.

Ecuador

ECURepublic of EcuadorEcuadorian
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.

Sierra Leone

Sierra LeoneanRepublic of Sierra LeoneSLE
Sierra Leone has a tropical climate, with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, and a total area of 71740 km2 and a population of 7,075,641 as of the 2015 census.

Taiwan

Republic of ChinaFormosaRepublic of China (Taiwan)
Taiwan lies on the Tropic of Cancer, and its general climate is marine tropical.

Brunei

Brunei DarussalamBruneianNegara Brunei Darussalam
The climate of Brunei is tropical equatorial that is a Tropical rainforest climate more subject to the Intertropical Convergence Zone than the trade winds and with no or rare cyclones.

Medellín

MedellinMedellín, ColombiaMedellin, Colombia
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.

Saint Kitts and Nevis

St. Kitts and NevisSt Kitts and NevisKittitian
By the Köppen climate classification, St. Kitts has a tropical savanna climate (Köppen Aw) and Nevis has a tropical monsoon climate (Köppen Am).

Suriname

SurinamSurinameseRepublic of Suriname
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.

Port Vila

Port-VilaPort VillaVila
Port Vila has a tropical climate, more specifically a tropical rainforest climate, with noticeably wetter and drier months.

Sri Lanka

CeylonCeyloneseDemocratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
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.

Ghana

GhanaianRepublic of GhanaGHA
The climate of Ghana is tropical and there are two main seasons: the wet season and the dry season.

Havana

Havana, CubaLa HabanaHabana
As typical of Cuba, Havana experiences a tropical climate.

Santo Domingo

Ciudad TrujilloSanto Domingo, Dominican RepublicSanto Domingo de Guzmán
Thanks to these trade winds, Santo Domingo has a tropical climate but seldom experiences the heat that one may expect to find.