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A tropical climate is a kind of climate typical in the tropics. Köppen's widely-recognized scheme of climate classification defines it as a non-arid climate in which all twelve months have mean temperatures above

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Examples of tropical climates

Southern Florida, Hawaii, The Caribbean, Southeast Asia, Seychelles, North Queensland or most of Brazil.

Tropical climates are classified as type A climates, and they cover the largest area of earth (20% of land surface and 43% of ocean surface.) Precipitation is especially wet along the windward sides of mountains where rainfall may exceed 150 inches.

See also

  • Köppen's tropical climate group

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Simple English

A tropical climate is a type of climate typical in the tropics. It is a damp climate in which all twelve months have mean temperatures above 18°C (64.4 °F). Tropical Climates have almost continuous rainfall throughout the year, usually in the afternoon.

Examples of tropical climates


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