Tropical monsoon climate

Worldwide zones of tropical monsoon climate (Am).

Type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification category "Am".

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Worldwide zones of tropical monsoon climate (Am).

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One of the most widely used climate classification systems.

One of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Am = Tropical monsoon climate; driest month (which nearly always occurs at or soon after the "winter" solstice for that side of the equator) with precipitation less than 60 mm, but at least.

Thailand

Country in Southeast Asia, located at the centre of the Mainland Southeast Asia, spanning 513120 km2, with a population of almost 70 million.

Country in Southeast Asia, located at the centre of the Mainland Southeast Asia, spanning 513120 km2, with a population of almost 70 million.

SPPM Mongkut Rex Siamensium, King Mongkut's signature
Map showing geographic distribution of Tai-Kadai linguistic family. Arrows represent general pattern of the migration of Tai-speaking tribes along the rivers and over the lower passes.
Taksin the Great enthroned himself as a Thai king, 1767.
Coronation of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship, Red Shirts, protest in 2010
Thailand map of Köppen climate classification.
The population of Asian elephants in Thailand's wild has dropped to an estimated 2,000–3,000.
Sappaya-Sapasathan, the current Parliament House of Thailand
King Bhumibol Adulyadej in a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama, 18 November 2012
The HTMS Chakri Naruebet, an aircraft carrier of the Royal Thai Navy
A Royal Thai Air Force JAS 39 Gripen
A proportional representation of Thailand exports, 2019
Sathorn in Bangkok is a skyscraper-studded business district that is home to major hotels and embassies.
Development of real GDP per capita, 1890 to 2018
A proportional representation of Thailand's exports
Thailand has long been one of the largest rice exporters in the world. Forty-nine percent of Thailand's labour force is employed in agriculture.
Scientists are working in the lab
The BTS Skytrain is an elevated rapid transit system in Bangkok
Population pyramid 2016
Hill tribes girls in the Northeast of Thailand
Samanera of Theravada Buddhism, the most practised religion in Thailand.
Chulalongkorn University, established in 1917, is the oldest university in Thailand.
Thailand is a country where school uniform is mandatory.
Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, the oldest and largest hospital in Thailand.
Thai women wearing sabai, Jim Thompson House
People floating krathong rafts during the Loi Krathong festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Scene from the Ramakien depicted on a mural at Wat Phra Kaew.
Two sculptures guarding the eastern gate to the main chapel of Wat Arun.
Sculptures of Phra Aphai Mani and the Mermaid from the epic poem Phra Aphai Mani, a work of Sunthorn Phu.
Khon show is the most stylised form of Thai performance.
Muay Thai, Thailand's signature sport
Lumpinee Boxing Stadium

The majority of the south as well as the eastern tip of the east have a tropical monsoon climate.

Jakarta

Capital and largest city of Indonesia.

Capital and largest city of Indonesia.

Replica of the Padrão of Sunda Kalapa (1522), a stone pillar with a cross of the Order of Christ commemorating a treaty between the Portuguese Empire and the Hindu Sunda Kingdom, at Jakarta History Museum.
The 5th-century Tugu inscription discovered in Tugu district, North Jakarta
Batavia around 1780
The City Hall of Batavia (Stadhuis van Batavia), the seat of the Governor-General of the VOC in the late 18th century by Johannes Rach c. 1770. The building now houses the Jakarta History Museum, Jakarta Old Town.
One of the most monumental projects launched by Sukarno was the demolition of government buildings in Merdeka Square to make way for the National Monument.
Aerial view of North Jakarta
Ancol beach
Facade of the Museum Bank Indonesia in Kota Tua
Wisma 46 in post-modernist architecture, the fourth tallest building in Jakarta
view of Monas, Jakarta's landmark
Bundaran HI, a 1960s landmark of Jakarta located at the west end of Menteng District.
Boat ride at Indonesian archipelago lake in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Ancol Gondola
Chinese in Jakarta praying during Chinese New Year in Glodok, Jakarta
The Indonesian Stock Exchange (Bursa Efek Indonesia) building in Jakarta, one of the oldest in Asia.
Bank Indonesia head office
Gandaria City Mall in South Jakarta
Jakarta Old City Post Office at Fatahillah Square, Central Jakarta
Most visitors to Jakarta are domestic tourists, and Taman Mini Indonesia Indah is aimed at supporting national identity and patriotism.
The main TV tower of TVRI at its headquarters in Jakarta
Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia campus at Semanggi
University of Indonesia campus
Tanjidor music of Betawi culture demonstrate European influence
Gado-gado is a popular Indonesian salad dish.
Football match at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium
Asian Games 2018 opening ceremony in Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, 2018
Jakarta Merdeka Palace
Map of the administrative cities (Kota administratif) in Jakarta province. The Thousand Islands Regency (to the north) is not shown. Each administrative city is further divided into districts (Kecamatan).
Batavia map of Meester Cornelis (now Jatinegara)
The Secretariat of ASEAN at Jl. Sisingamangaraja No.70A, South Jakarta, Indonesia
Jakarta Street in Tripoli, Libya
Al-Azhar Great Mosque, It was Jakarta's largest mosque when it was built until it was surpassed by the Istiqlal Mosque.
The Jakarta Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in Jakarta.
Kim Tek Ie, the oldest Taoist and Buddhist temple in Jakarta.
Aditya Jaya Hindu temple, Rawamangun, East Jakarta.
Ondel-Ondel, often used as a symbol of Betawi culture
Chinese paifang in Mangga Dua, Central Jakarta
The Golden Snail IMAX theatre at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
Jakarta Fair of 2007
Japanese community celebrating Ennichisai in Blok M, South Jakarta
Traditional Betawi dance, Tari Yapong

Jakarta has a tropical monsoon climate (Am) according to the Köppen climate classification system.

Maldives

Archipelagic country located in Southern Asia, situated in the Indian Ocean.

Archipelagic country located in Southern Asia, situated in the Indian Ocean.

Isdhoo Lōmāfānu is the oldest copper-plate book to have been discovered in the Maldives to date. The book was written in 1194 AD (590 AH) in the Evēla form of the Divehi akuru, during the reign of Siri Fennaadheettha Mahaa Radun (Dhinei Kalaminja).
Portuguese presence in the Maldives was established in 1558, by order of Constantino of Braganza, Viceroy of Portuguese India.
16th-century Portuguese illustration from the Códice Casanatense, depicting workers
18th-century map by Pierre Mortier from the Netherlands, depicting with detail the islands of the Maldives
17th-century Portuguese drawing of the fortress of Maldives and the archipelago. In Antonio Bocarro book of fortress (1632)
An RAF Short Sunderland moored in the lagoon at Addu Atoll, during WWII
Flag of the Sultan of the Maldives
17th SAARC summit in Addu City, Maldives
Maalhosmadulu Atoll seen from space. Northern Maalhosmadulu Atoll and Southern Maalhosmadulu Atoll can be seen in this picture.
Dark clouds bringing heavy rain, common in the rainy season.
A beach of Bathala island
Maldives soft coral
Oriental sweetlips (Plectorhinchus vittatus) at Meeru Island, North Male Atoll
Republic Square in Malé
The then Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh addressing the People's Majlis in 2011
Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hosts Maldivian foreign minister Abdulla Shahid
Fire & Rescue Service boats
Each administrative atoll is marked, along with the thaana letter used to identify the atoll. Natural atolls are labelled in light blue. [//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cf/Atolls_of_the_maldives.png Full view of the map].
Malé harbour
A proportional representation of Maldives exports, 2019
Filitheyo island beach with tall palm trees and blue fresh lagoons
The resort island of Landaa Giraavaru (Baa atoll)
A mechanised traditional inter-island dhoni stripped of its sails
Malé, the capital of the Maldives
Thaana script
Maahefun Festival in Fuvahmulah
Velana International Airport
TMA Terminal

The Maldives has a tropical monsoon climate (Am) under the Köppen climate classification, which is affected by the large landmass of South Asia to the north.

Kochi

Major port city on the Malabar Coast of India bordering the Laccadive Sea, which is a part of the Arabian Sea.

Major port city on the Malabar Coast of India bordering the Laccadive Sea, which is a part of the Arabian Sea.

Portuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral established Portuguese influence in Kochi (Cochim) in 1500, which lasted until 1663.
Names, routes and locations of the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea (1st century CE)
Map of Kochi in the 1635 Livro das Plantas de Todas as Fortalezas, a catalogue of
The Paradesi Synagogue is the oldest active synagogue in both India and the Commonwealth of Nations.
A view of Thevara from Kundannur bridge.
The Santa Cruz Basilica at Fort Kochi is one of the eight Basilicas in India
Dharmanath Jain Temple at Mattancherry
Aster Medcity is one of the largest hospitals in the country
Akshara Mandiram at Marine Drive

Under the Köppen climate classification, Kochi features a tropical monsoon climate (Am).

The skyline of Malé

Malé

Capital and most populous city of the Maldives.

Capital and most populous city of the Maldives.

The skyline of Malé
Detail aerial view of Malé
Velana International Airport
Malé, Medhu Ziyaaraiy, 1958
Malé, Bodu Buruzu, 1960
Malé Friday Mosque
Malé beachfront, 1984
Malé beachfront, 1984
Sultan Park
Old Parliament Building
2004 Aerial view of the whole of Malé proper on the eponymous island, prior to the construction of the Sinamalé Bridge.
Aerial Picture of the port of Malé.

Malé has a tropical monsoon climate under the Köppen climate classification.

Yangon

Capital of the Yangon Region and the largest city of Myanmar (also known as Burma).

Capital of the Yangon Region and the largest city of Myanmar (also known as Burma).

Rangoon and Environ map, 1911
A view of the Cantonment Gardens (now Kandaw Minglar Garden) in 1868
Damage of central Rangoon in the aftermath of World War II
Yangon metropolitan area
Map of Yangon
Strand Road, Yangon
City square in downtown Yangon
Yangon at night
Yangon cityscape from Hledan
Yangon Secretariat Office
Kandawgyi Lake, a popular park near downtown Yangon
Inside T2, Yangon International Airport
Yangon Central Railway Station
Traffic at Anawrahta Road, presumably during peak hours
Yangon Water Bus plies the Yangon (Hlaing) River between Botahtaung and Insein every hour throughout the day
The Karaweik at night time, at Kandawgyi Lake, which is one of a few major recreational parks in Yangon
Hindu temple procession cart
Thuwunna Stadium
Cargo ships on the shores of Yangon River, just offshore of Downtown Yangon
A street market in 1976
Traffic congestion in Yangon
University of Medicine 1
Yangon General Hospital
Shwedagon Pagoda
Sule Pagoda
Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda
St Mary's Cathedral at the corner of Bo Aung Kyaw Road

Yangon has a tropical monsoon climate (Am) under the Köppen climate classification system.

Worldwide zones of Tropical savanna climate (Aw/As).

Tropical savanna climate

Type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification categories Aw and As (for a dry summer).

Type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification categories Aw and As (for a dry summer).

Worldwide zones of Tropical savanna climate (Aw/As).

On the other extreme, the climate features a lengthy dry season followed by a short but extremely rainy wet season. However, regions with this variation of the climate do not experience enough rainfall during the wet season to qualify as a tropical monsoon climate. These can be found near tropical monsoon climates.

Miami

Coastal metropolis located in Miami-Dade County in southeastern Florida, in the United States.

Coastal metropolis located in Miami-Dade County in southeastern Florida, in the United States.

Approximately 400 men voted for Miami's incorporation in 1896 in the building to the left
The mouth of Miami River at Brickell Key, February 2010
View from one of the higher points in Miami, west of Downtown Miami. The highest natural point in the city of Miami is in Coconut Grove, near the bay, along the Miami Rock Ridge at 24 ft above sea level.
Typical summer afternoon thunderstorm rolling in from the Everglades
Map of racial/ethnic distribution in Miami, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Downtown is South Florida's main hub for finance, commerce and international business. Brickell Avenue has the largest concentration of international banks in the U.S.
As seen in 2006, the high-rise construction in Miami has inspired popular opinion of "Miami manhattanization"
Brickell Avenue in Downtown Miami's Brickell Financial District
PortMiami is the world's largest cruise ship port, and is the headquarters of many of the world's largest cruise companies
The Royal Caribbean International headquarters at the Port of Miami
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, the second-largest performing arts center in the United States
Lowe Art Museum on the campus of the University of Miami
Hard Rock Stadium is the venue for the Miami Dolphins of the NFL, the Miami Hurricanes of college football, and College Football Playoff's (CFP) Orange Bowl
Casino Miami, known as "The Yankee Stadium of Jai Alai"
Bayfront Park on Biscayne Bay, February 2017
Miami City Hall at Dinner Key in Coconut Grove. The city's primary administrative offices are held here.
Florida International University, with its main campus in nearby University Park, is the largest university in South Florida and the fourth largest university by enrollment in the United States. It is also one of Florida's primary research universities
Founded in 1925, the University of Miami in nearby Coral Gables is Florida's top ranked private institution of higher education
Miami Senior High School, founded in 1903, is Miami's first high school
Former headquarters of the The Miami Herald
The Venetian Causeway (left) and MacArthur Causeway (right) connect Downtown and South Beach, Miami Beach.
State Road 886 (Port Boulevard) connects downtown and PortMiami by bridge over Biscayne Bay.
The Metrorail is the city's rapid transit system and connects the city's central core with its outlying suburbs.
Tri-Rail is Miami's commuter rail that runs north–south from Miami's suburbs in West Palm Beach to Miami International Airport.

Miami has a tropical monsoon climate (Köppen climate classification Am) with hot and wet summers and warm and dry winters.

Thiruvananthapuram

Capital of the Indian state of Kerala.

Capital of the Indian state of Kerala.

Painting by Raja Ravi Varma depicting Richard Temple-Grenville, 3rd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos being greeted by Visakham Thirunal, with Ayilyam Thirunal of Travancore looking on, during Buckingham's visit to Thiruvananthapuram in early 1880
Padmanabhaswamy Temple is the richest temple in the world.
Padmanabhapuram Palace
A map of Malabar Coast drawn by Homann Heirs in 1733. At that time, Travancore was only a small territory wedged between Kollam and Kanyakumari, as shown in the map (Present-day districts of Trivandrum and Kanyakumari only). The vast region of Malabar Coast between Kannur and Kollam was under the control of Zamorin of Calicut then. It was in the latter half of 18th century, that Travancore inherited the kingdoms up to Cochin and became a powerful kingdom, and Thiruvananthapuram became a major city of Kerala.
Thambiran Vanakkam was printed at Kollam, the capital of Venad in 1578, during the Portuguese Era. It holds the record of the first book printed in any Indian language. It was written in the language Lingua Malabar Tamul, which was spoken in Southern Kerala (Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram area) during the medieval period.
A language map of India prepared in 1822.
Kowdiar Palace built-in 1915 was the official residence of the Travancore Royal Family.
Kerala Legislative Assembly Building
The Kerala Government Secretariat is the seat of administration of the Government of Kerala
A part of Infosys campus. Thiruvananthapuram is a major IT hub in India.
Harvesting lotus leaves from Vellayani Lake.
Established in 1855, the Napier Museum contains a vast collection of Ancient paintings and archaeological artefacts
Attukal Pongala festival marks the world's largest gathering of women
16th IFFK 2011 banner at Kairali Theater Complex
Trivandrum International Airport
A KSRTC Double-decker bus in the city
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Sports Hub (Greenfield Stadium) during the India vs New Zealand T20

The city has a climate that lies on the border between a tropical savanna climate (Köppen Aw) and a tropical monsoon climate (Am).