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monsoon climate


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The climate found in regions affected by monsoon winds, particularly those in the tropics (Köppen classification Am). Such regions typically have a dry season, which includes the winter period of greatest cold followed by a transition to extreme heat, which occurs just before the arrival of the monsoon rains. A second warm spell usually follows the end of the rainy season.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.


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