Tropical climate


Tropical climate

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 convert|64.4|F|C.

Examples of tropical climates

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

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