Equatorial Climate


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Equatorial Climate

 

the climate in the zone of the humid forests of the equatorial belt, characterized by mild winds, very small annual temperature fluctuations (24°–28°C at sea level), and abundant precipitation (1,500–5,000 mm a year), which occurs more or less evenly throughout the year.

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