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What are the two kinds of tropical climates?

The map below shows the areas within the tropics which have all 12 months of the year with temperatures above 18 °C. The three types of tropical climate are classified as Tropical Rainforest or Equatorial (Af), Tropical Monsoon (Am) and Tropical Wet and Dry or Savannah (Aw).

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Besides, what two factors make a tropical climate different from all other types of climate?

Tropical climates are typically frost-free, and changes in the solar angle are small since they occupy low latitudes. In tropical climates, the temperature remains relatively constant throughout the year. Sunlight is intense. In tropical climates there are often only two seasons: a wet season and a dry season.

Beside above, what are the types of climates? Global climates are often divided into five types: tropical, dry, temperate, cold and polar. These climate divisions take a variety of factors into consideration, including altitude, pressure, wind patterns, latitude and geographical characteristics, such as mountains and oceans.

Keeping this in view, what type of weather exists in tropical regions?

Much of the equatorial belt within the tropical climate zone experiences hot and humid weather. There is abundant rainfall due to the active vertical uplift or convection of air that takes place there, and during certain periods, thunderstorms can occur every day.

What is the difference between equatorial and tropical climates?

The equatorial, hot, wet climate is found between 5° and 10° north and south of the equator. A tropical climate usually found along the equator but can be found in other areas as well.

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