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Elevation: 41 feet     Latitude: 17 42N     Longitude: 064 48W
Köppen Classification: Tropical Savanna Climate



Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18°C (64°F) in every month of the year and typically a pronounced dry season, with the driest month having precipitation less than 60mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. In essence, a tropical savanna climate tends to either see less rainfall than a tropical monsoon climate or have more pronounced dry seasons than a tropical monsoon climate. Tropical savanna climates are most commonly found in Africa, Asia and South America. The climate is also prevalent in sections of Central America, northern Australia and North America, specifically in sections of Mexico and the state of Florida in the United States.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Aw". (Tropical Savanna Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Christiansted is 80.9°F (27.2°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 83.7°F (28.7°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 78.0°F (25.6°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Christiansted is 98.0°F (36.7°C), which was recorded in October. The lowest recorded temperature in Christiansted is 29.0°F (-1.7°C), which was recorded in May.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Christiansted is 39.3" (998.2 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is November with 6.1" (154.9 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is March with an average of 1.6" (40.6 mm). There are an average of 174.0 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in October with 18.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in April with 11.0 days.

In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 60.0 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in November with 7.0 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in January with 4.0 days of rain.

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