rainy season


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rainy season

[′rān·ē ‚sēz·ən]
(climatology)
In certain types of climate, an annually recurring period of one or more months during which precipitation is a maximum for that region. Also known as wet season.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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