::Tropical climate


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Locations of tropical climates, with subtypes.
  Aw—Tropical savanna climate.
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Intertropical Convergence Zone vertical velocity at 500 hPa, July average in units of pascals per second. Ascent (negative values) is concentrated close to the solar equator; descent (positive values) is more diffuse.

A tropical climate is a climate typically found within the Tropics, while a few locations outside the Tropics are considered to have a tropical climate. In the Köppen climate classification it is a non-arid climate in which all twelve months have mean temperatures of at least {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}}. Unlike the extra-tropics, where there are strong variations in day length and temperature, with season, tropical temperature remains relatively constant throughout the year and seasonal variations are dominated by precipitation.

Tropical climate sections
Intro   Subtypes    Intertropical Convergence Zone   See also   References    External links   

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