Trinidad and Tobago - Climate



There is little variation in temperature conditions through the year. The mean annual temperature for the entire nation is 21° C (70° F ). In Port-of-Spain the annual average is 25° C (77° F ), with an average minimum of 20° C (68° F ) and an average maximum of 30° C (86° F ) in January; the July range is 23–31° C (73–88° F ). Increasing elevation in Trinidad's Northern Range causes a corresponding decrease in temperature. Nights are generally cool.

In the northern and central hill areas and on Tobago, annual rainfall exceeds 250 cm (100 in) and probably exceeds 380 cm (150 in) in specific areas. Most hilly sections receive 200 cm (80 in) or more, while in the lowlands the average drops below 165 cm (65 in) and in certain sections below 125 cm (50 in). There is a relatively dry season from about January to May and a wet season from June to December. The dry period is not, however, a season of drought, for rain still falls every few days in most areas.

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ariel
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May 29, 2007 @ 4:16 pm
I like this article because it reminds me of when I use to live in Trinidad
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kiara
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Mar 30, 2013 @ 11:11 am
Trinidad is generally really hot, this is because of the position that its in on the earth. It is warm all day and all night. The temperatures do drop by quite a lot from the day to the night however it is still very warm, like the British summer temperatures at noon.

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