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Monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate

Köppen Code: Cwa
C : Temperate
w : Dry winter
a : Hot summer


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Temperate, dry winter, hot summer.

The coldest month averaging above 0 °C (32 °F), at least one month's average temperature above 22 °C (71.6 °F), and at least four months averaging above 10 °C (50 °F).

At least ten times as much rain in the wettest month of summer as in the driest month of winter (an alternative definition is 70% or more of average annual precipitation is received in the warmest six months).

Related climatic classifications
CfaHumid subtropical climate
CfbTemperate oceanic climate
CfcSubpolar oceanic climate
CsaHot-summer Mediterranean climate
CsbWarm-summer Mediterranean climate
CscCool-summer Mediterranean climate
CwbSubtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters
CwcCold subtropical highland climate or subpolar oceanic climate with dry winters


A selection of mineral localities found in this climate zone.

Ohngaing (Ohn Gaing; Ohn Kai), Mogok Valley, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Region, Myanmar
Khewra, Salt Range, Punjab, Pakistan
Santa Maria de Itabira mine, Santa Maria de Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Bon Accord Ni deposit, Bon Accord, Barberton, Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Barreiro, Araxá, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Magdalena, Magdalena Municipality, Jalisco, Mexico
Bikita pegmatite, Bikita area, Masvingo, Zimbabwe
Shergotty Martian meteorite, Gaya District, Bihar, India
Driekop mine, Sekhukhuneland, Burgersfort, Limpopo, South Africa
Rustenburg Town & Townlands Mine, Rustenburg (Rustenburg District), Bojanala Platinum District, North West, South Africa
Malpaso Quarry (Esperanza Quarry), Dumesnil, Colón Department, Córdoba Province, Argentina
Águas Claras mine, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Barberton, Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Cajón Mine, Compostela, Compostela Municipality, Nayarit, Mexico
Shilu Mine, Yangchun Co., Yangjiang, Guangdong, China
Green River Formation, Colorado/Utah/Wyoming, USA
Cuauhtémoc Mine, Ameca, Ameca Municipality, Jalisco, Mexico
Wenshan Mine, Wenshan Co., Wenshan, Yunnan, China
Chi-Chico claim, Nazareno, Minas Gerais, Brazil
New Amianthus Mine (Kaapsche Hoop asbestos mine), Kaapsche Hoop (Kaapsehoop), Barberton, Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Nchanga Mine, Chingola, Chingola, Copperbelt, Zambia
U deposit No. 504, Kaiyang Co., Guiyang, Guizhou, China
Itaitinga mine, Hematita, Antônio Dias, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Guariba farm, Presidente Kubitschek, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Girdlestone Farm, Masvingo (Fort Victoria), Masvingo, Zimbabwe
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