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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Antalaha Madagascar

In Antalaha, the summers are hot, oppressive, and overcast; the winters are comfortable, muggy, windy, and mostly clear; and it is wet year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 66°F to 87°F and is rarely below 64°F or above 90°F.

Based on the beach/pool score, the best times of year to visit Antalaha for hot-weather activities are from mid May to late June and from late August to mid November.

Climate in Antalaha

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Antalaha weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

The hot season lasts for 3.9 months, from December 18 to April 14, with an average daily high temperature above 85°F. The hottest month of the year in Antalaha is February, with an average high of 87°F and low of 75°F.

The cool season lasts for 3.4 months, from June 17 to September 29, with an average daily high temperature below 80°F. The coldest month of the year in Antalaha is August, with an average low of 66°F and high of 78°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Antalaha

Average High and Low Temperature in AntalahahotcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FAug 1378°FAug 1378°FFeb 687°FFeb 687°F66°F66°F75°F75°FDec 1885°FDec 1885°FApr 1485°FApr 1485°FJun 1780°FJun 1780°FSep 2980°FSep 2980°F74°F74°F73°F73°F68°F68°F68°F68°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.
AverageJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High 87°F87°F86°F85°F83°F80°F78°F78°F79°F81°F83°F85°F
Temp. 81°F81°F80°F79°F77°F74°F72°F72°F73°F75°F77°F80°F
Low 75°F75°F74°F73°F71°F68°F66°F66°F67°F69°F72°F74°F

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in Antalaha

Average Hourly Temperature in AntalahaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcomfortablecomfortablewarmwarmhothot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

‘Aiea, Hawaii, United States (10,546 miles away) and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (6,043 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Antalaha (view comparison).

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In Antalaha, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Antalaha begins around April 15 and lasts for 7.3 months, ending around November 23.

The clearest month of the year in Antalaha is August, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 85% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around November 23 and lasts for 4.7 months, ending around April 15.

The cloudiest month of the year in Antalaha is February, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 80% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Antalaha

Cloud Cover Categories in AntalahaclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Aug 2887%Aug 2887%Feb 1119%Feb 1119%Apr 1552%Apr 1552%Nov 2354%Nov 2354%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudyovercastmostly cloudy
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.
FractionJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Cloudier 79%80%70%47%26%20%18%15%15%24%41%67%
Clearer 21%20%30%53%74%80%82%85%85%76%59%33%

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Antalaha varies significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 4.6 months, from December 5 to April 24, with a greater than 49% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in Antalaha is February, with an average of 20.1 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

The drier season lasts 7.4 months, from April 24 to December 5. The month with the fewest wet days in Antalaha is October, with an average of 8.4 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in Antalaha is February, with an average of 20.1 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 72% on February 20.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Antalaha

Daily Chance of Precipitation in AntalahawetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Feb 2072%Feb 2072%Oct 2826%Oct 2826%Dec 549%Dec 549%Apr 2449%Apr 2449%NowNowrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).
Days ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rain 21.1d20.1d19.0d15.3d13.5d12.5d13.6d11.9d8.8d8.4d10.5d17.1d

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Antalaha experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Antalaha. The month with the most rain in Antalaha is February, with an average rainfall of 10.7 inches.

The month with the least rain in Antalaha is October, with an average rainfall of 2.6 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Antalaha

Average Monthly Rainfall in AntalahaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in5 in5 in10 in10 in15 in15 in20 in20 inFeb 2810.9 inFeb 2810.9 inSep 242.5 inSep 242.5 inJun 104.2 inJun 104.2 inNowNow
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rainfall 9.9″10.7″10.1″8.1″5.4″4.2″4.1″3.5″2.6″2.6″4.2″7.8″

The length of the day in Antalaha varies over the course of the year. In 2024, the shortest day is June 20, with 11 hours, 15 minutes of daylight; the longest day is December 21, with 13 hours, 1 minute of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Antalaha

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in AntalahaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 7 minSep 2212 hr, 7 minSep 2213 hr, 1 minDec 2113 hr, 1 minDec 2112 hr, 7 minMar 2012 hr, 7 minMar 2011 hr, 15 minJun 2011 hr, 15 minJun 20daydaynightNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.
Hours ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Daylight 12.9h12.6h12.2h11.8h11.4h11.3h11.3h11.6h12.0h12.4h12.8h13.0h

The earliest sunrise is at 4:58 AM on November 22, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 7 minutes later at 6:05 AM on July 9. The earliest sunset is at 5:15 PM on June 1, and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 0 minutes later at 6:15 PM on January 21.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Antalaha during 2024.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Antalaha

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in AntalahaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PMNov 224:58 AMNov 224:58 AM6:15 PMJan 216:15 PMJan 21Jun 15:15 PMJun 15:15 PM6:05 AMJul 96:05 AMJul 9daySolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2024. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

The figure below presents a compact representation of the sun's elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon) and azimuth (its compass bearing) for every hour of every day in the reporting period. The horizontal axis is the day of the year and the vertical axis is the hour of the day. For a given day and hour of that day, the background color indicates the azimuth of the sun at that moment. The black isolines are contours of constant solar elevation.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in Antalaha

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in AntalahaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AM0000101010102020202030303030404040405050505060606070708000001010101020202020303030304040404050505050606060707080805290NowNow
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of the year 2024. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2024. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Antalaha

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Antalaha experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 9.5 months, from September 13 to June 29, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 62% of the time. The month with the most muggy days in Antalaha is January, with 31.0 days that are muggy or worse.

The month with the fewest muggy days in Antalaha is August, with 15.6 days that are muggy or worse.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Antalaha

Humidity Comfort Levels in AntalahamuggymuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Aug 1349%Aug 1349%100%Jan 25100%Jan 25Jun 2962%Jun 2962%NowNowmiserablemiserableoppressiveoppressivemuggymuggyhumidhumidcomfortablecomfortable
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Muggy days 31.0d29.0d31.0d29.9d29.1d21.9d16.8d15.6d19.2d26.9d29.3d30.9d

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Antalaha experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.6 months, from May 2 to October 20, with average wind speeds of more than 9.3 miles per hour. The windiest month of the year in Antalaha is July, with an average hourly wind speed of 11.8 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.4 months, from October 20 to May 2. The calmest month of the year in Antalaha is January, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.9 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Antalaha

Average Wind Speed in AntalahawindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mphJul 2411.9 mphJul 2411.9 mphJan 226.7 mphJan 226.7 mphMay 29.3 mphMay 29.3 mphOct 209.3 mphOct 209.3 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Wind Speed (mph) 6.97.07.98.89.811.111.811.510.59.48.37.5

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Antalaha varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the south for 8.1 months, from February 6 to October 9, with a peak percentage of 80% on July 15. The wind is most often from the east for 3.9 months, from October 9 to February 6, with a peak percentage of 47% on January 1.

Wind Direction in Antalaha

Wind Direction in AntalahaESEJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowsoutheastnorthwest
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The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Antalaha is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 4.1 months, from December 21 to April 25, with an average temperature above 82°F. The month of the year in Antalaha with the warmest water is February, with an average temperature of 84°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 3.4 months, from July 2 to October 15, with an average temperature below 77°F. The month of the year in Antalaha with the coolest water is August, with an average temperature of 76°F.

Average Water Temperature in Antalaha

Average Water Temperature in AntalahawarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec74°F74°F76°F76°F78°F78°F80°F80°F82°F82°F84°F84°F86°F86°FFeb 1184°FFeb 1184°F76°FAug 1876°FAug 18Dec 2182°FDec 2182°FApr 2582°FApr 2582°FJul 277°FJul 277°FOct 1577°FOct 1577°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
WaterJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temperature 83°F84°F83°F82°F81°F78°F76°F76°F76°F77°F79°F82°F

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Antalaha throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Antalaha for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid June to late October, with a peak score in the second week of September.

Tourism Score in Antalaha

Tourism Score in Antalahabest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.08.02.32.3NowNowtemperaturetemperature cloudscloudsprecipitationprecipitationtourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Antalaha for hot-weather activities are from mid May to late June and from late August to mid November, with a peak score in the first week of October.

Beach/Pool Score in Antalaha

Beach/Pool Score in Antalahabest timebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.57.53.53.57.17.16.46.4NowNowtemperaturetemperature precipitationprecipitationbeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Temperatures in Antalaha are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Antalaha

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in AntalahaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%100%Jan 1100%Jan 1100%Jul 2100%Jul 2NowNowcomfortablewarmhotcool
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Growing Degree Days in Antalaha

Growing Degree Days in AntalahaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F2,000°F2,000°F4,000°F4,000°F6,000°F6,000°F8,000°F8,000°F10,000°F10,000°FJul 590°FJul 590°FAug 11900°FAug 11900°FSep 211,800°FSep 211,800°FJun 309,691°FJun 309,691°F
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.4 months, from September 28 to December 9, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.7 kWh. The brightest month of the year in Antalaha is November, with an average of 7.2 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 2.7 months, from May 16 to August 6, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 5.1 kWh. The darkest month of the year in Antalaha is June, with an average of 4.6 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Antalaha

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in AntalahabrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhNov 47.2 kWhNov 47.2 kWhJun 254.6 kWhJun 254.6 kWhSep 286.7 kWhSep 286.7 kWhMay 165.1 kWhMay 165.1 kWhAug 65.1 kWhAug 65.1 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Solar Energy (kWh) 5.85.45.55.45.14.64.85.46.47.07.26.5

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Antalaha are -14.900 deg latitude, 50.279 deg longitude, and 43 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Antalaha contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 463 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 76 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,781 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (6,949 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Antalaha is covered by water (52%), trees (16%), grassland (15%), and cropland (11%), within 10 miles by water (49%) and trees (20%), and within 50 miles by water (49%) and trees (29%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in Antalaha, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There is only a single weather station, Sambava Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Antalaha.

At a distance of 70 kilometers from Antalaha, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.

The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Antalaha according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

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We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

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