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tropics
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Tropical moist climates extend north and south from the equator to about 15° to 25° latitude. In these climates all months have average temperatures greater than 64°F (18°C) and annual precipitation greater than 59".
Definition Source
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, Glossary
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Used For
megathermal climate
tropical climates
tropical monsoon climate
tropical rainforest climate
tropical regions
tropical savanna climate
tropical zones
Broader Term
climatic zones
Narrower Term
dry tropics
humid tropics
Related Term
Madden-Julian Oscillation
tropical agriculture
tropical and subtropical crops
tropical and subtropical forestry
tropical and subtropical fruits
tropical foods
tropical plants
Spanish
trópicos
Term Number
26898