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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Santa Maria Cape Verde

In Santa Maria, the summers are short, hot, and oppressive; the winters are long and comfortable; and it is dry, windy, and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 67°F to 86°F and is rarely below 64°F or above 89°F.

Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Santa Maria for hot-weather activities is from early May to late July.

Climate in Santa Maria

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Santa Maria weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

The hot season lasts for 2.8 months, from August 3 to October 30, with an average daily high temperature above 84°F. The hottest month of the year in Santa Maria is September, with an average high of 86°F and low of 77°F.

The cool season lasts for 4.0 months, from December 23 to April 24, with an average daily high temperature below 78°F. The coldest month of the year in Santa Maria is February, with an average low of 67°F and high of 77°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Santa Maria

Average High and Low Temperature in Santa MariahotcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FFeb 1877°FFeb 1877°FSep 1986°FSep 1986°F67°F67°F77°F77°FAug 384°FAug 384°FOct 3084°FOct 3084°FDec 2378°FDec 2378°FApr 2478°FApr 2478°F76°F76°F75°F75°F69°F69°F69°F69°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 77°F77°F78°F78°F79°F81°F83°F85°F86°F85°F82°F79°F
Temp. 71°F71°F71°F72°F74°F75°F78°F80°F81°F80°F77°F74°F
Low 68°F67°F67°F68°F70°F72°F74°F77°F77°F76°F73°F70°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 Santa Maria

Average Hourly Temperature in Santa MariaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 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 AMNowNowcomfortablecomfortablecomfortablewarmhotcomfortable
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.

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga (10,613 miles away); Kapa‘a, Hawaii, United States (8,467 miles); and Máncora, Peru (4,223 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Santa Maria (view comparison).

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In Santa Maria, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Santa Maria begins around January 30 and lasts for 5.7 months, ending around July 20.

The clearest month of the year in Santa Maria is June, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 81% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around July 20 and lasts for 6.3 months, ending around January 30.

The cloudiest month of the year in Santa Maria is September, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 56% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Santa Maria

Cloud Cover Categories in Santa MariaclearercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jun 1383%Jun 1383%Sep 640%Sep 640%Jan 3061%Jan 3061%Jul 2062%Jul 2062%NowNowclearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercastmostly clear
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 42%35%34%33%25%19%36%53%56%48%54%49%
Clearer 58%65%66%67%75%81%64%47%44%52%46%51%

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

The wetter season lasts 5.8 months, from August 14 to February 7, with a greater than 7% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in Santa Maria is September, with an average of 3.6 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

The drier season lasts 6.2 months, from February 7 to August 14. The month with the fewest wet days in Santa Maria is June, with an average of 0.1 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 Santa Maria is September, with an average of 3.6 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 14% on September 5.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Santa Maria

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Santa MariawetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Sep 514%Sep 514%Jun 130%Jun 130%Feb 77%Feb 77%rain
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 2.5d1.8d1.1d0.7d0.4d0.1d0.3d2.4d3.6d2.6d2.4d3.4d

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. Santa Maria experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 6.0 months, from August 14 to February 14, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The month with the most rain in Santa Maria is September, with an average rainfall of 0.8 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 6.0 months, from February 14 to August 14. The month with the least rain in Santa Maria is June, with an average rainfall of 0.0 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Santa Maria

Average Monthly Rainfall in Santa MariarainrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 inSep 80.9 inSep 80.9 inJun 270.0 inJun 270.0 inDec 250.8 inDec 250.8 inOct 280.5 inOct 280.5 inFeb 140.5 inFeb 140.5 in
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 0.7″0.5″0.2″0.1″0.1″0.0″0.0″0.6″0.8″0.5″0.6″0.8″

The length of the day in Santa Maria varies over the course of the year. In 2024, the shortest day is December 21, with 11 hours, 8 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 13 hours, 7 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Santa Maria

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Santa MariaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 6 minMar 2012 hr, 6 minMar 2013 hr, 7 minJun 2013 hr, 7 minJun 2012 hr, 8 minSep 2212 hr, 8 minSep 2211 hr, 8 minDec 2111 hr, 8 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
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 11.3h11.6h12.1h12.5h12.9h13.1h13.0h12.7h12.2h11.7h11.4h11.2h

The earliest sunrise is at 5:57 AM on June 3, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 6 minutes later at 7:03 AM on January 21. The earliest sunset is at 5:56 PM on November 22, and the latest sunset is 1 hour, 13 minutes later at 7:08 PM on July 6.

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

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Santa Maria

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Santa MariaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 35:57 AMJun 35:57 AM7:08 PMJul 67:08 PMJul 6Nov 225:56 PMNov 225:56 PM7:03 AMJan 217:03 AMJan 21daynightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
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 Santa Maria

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in Santa MariaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 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 AM00001010101020202020303030304040404050505050606060707080000010101010202020203030303040404040505050506060607070808090NowNow
northeastsouthwest
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 Santa Maria

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.

Santa Maria experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 7.1 months, from May 13 to December 18, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 30% of the time. The month with the most muggy days in Santa Maria is August, with 30.3 days that are muggy or worse.

The month with the fewest muggy days in Santa Maria is February, with 2.4 days that are muggy or worse.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Santa Maria

Humidity Comfort Levels in Santa MariamuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Feb 37%Feb 37%100%Sep 4100%Sep 4May 1330%May 1330%Dec 1830%Dec 1830%NowNowmiserablemiserableoppressiveoppressivemuggymuggyhumidhumidcomfortablecomfortabledrydry
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 3.2d2.4d3.6d4.4d10.8d21.0d27.9d30.3d29.7d29.4d21.2d10.2d

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 Santa Maria experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 8.5 months, from October 10 to June 26, with average wind speeds of more than 13.7 miles per hour. The windiest month of the year in Santa Maria is January, with an average hourly wind speed of 16.8 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 3.5 months, from June 26 to October 10. The calmest month of the year in Santa Maria is August, with an average hourly wind speed of 10.9 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Santa Maria

Average Wind Speed in Santa MariawindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph16 mph16 mph18 mph18 mph20 mph20 mph22 mph22 mphJan 817.0 mphJan 817.0 mphAug 310.5 mphAug 310.5 mphOct 1013.7 mphOct 1013.7 mphJun 2613.7 mphJun 2613.7 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) 16.816.616.116.416.314.611.410.912.413.814.615.8

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

The wind is most often from the north for 11 months, from January 18 to December 5, with a peak percentage of 98% on May 27. The wind is most often from the east for 1.4 months, from December 5 to January 18, with a peak percentage of 57% on January 1.

Wind Direction in Santa Maria

Wind Direction in Santa MariaENEJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNownortheast
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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).

Santa Maria 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 3.2 months, from August 11 to November 16, with an average temperature above 78°F. The month of the year in Santa Maria with the warmest water is October, with an average temperature of 80°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.8 months, from January 12 to June 7, with an average temperature below 73°F. The month of the year in Santa Maria with the coolest water is March, with an average temperature of 71°F.

Average Water Temperature in Santa Maria

Average Water Temperature in Santa MariawarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec68°F68°F70°F70°F72°F72°F74°F74°F76°F76°F78°F78°F80°F80°F82°F82°FOct 380°FOct 380°F71°FFeb 2871°FFeb 28Aug 1178°FAug 1178°FNov 1678°FNov 1678°FJan 1273°FJan 1273°FJun 773°FJun 773°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
WaterJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temperature 73°F72°F71°F72°F73°F73°F76°F78°F80°F80°F78°F75°F

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid January to early July, with a peak score in the first week of June.

Tourism Score in Santa Maria

Tourism Score in Santa Mariabest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.58.53.93.9NowNowtemperaturetemperaturecloudscloudsprecipitationprecipitationtourism 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 time of year to visit Santa Maria for hot-weather activities is from early May to late July, with a peak score in the second week of June.

Beach/Pool Score in Santa Maria

Beach/Pool Score in Santa Mariabest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.88.86.56.57.47.4NowNowtemperaturetemperature cloudscloudsprecipitationprecipitationbeach/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 Santa Maria 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 Santa Maria

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Santa MariaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%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 Santa Maria

Growing Degree Days in Santa MariaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F1,000°F1,000°F2,000°F2,000°F3,000°F3,000°F4,000°F4,000°F5,000°F5,000°F6,000°F6,000°F7,000°F7,000°F8,000°F8,000°F9,000°F9,000°FJan 590°FJan 590°FMar 261,800°FMar 261,800°FDec 319,259°FDec 319,259°FNowNow
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 3.7 months, from March 16 to July 7, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.8 kWh. The brightest month of the year in Santa Maria is May, with an average of 7.3 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 2.4 months, from November 8 to January 22, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 5.1 kWh. The darkest month of the year in Santa Maria is December, with an average of 4.6 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Santa Maria

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Santa MariabrightdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhApr 307.4 kWhApr 307.4 kWhDec 164.6 kWhDec 164.6 kWhMar 166.8 kWhMar 166.8 kWhJul 76.8 kWhJul 76.8 kWhJan 225.1 kWhJan 225.1 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) 5.05.96.87.37.37.26.76.25.85.65.04.6

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Santa Maria are 16.600 deg latitude, -22.900 deg longitude, and 10 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Santa Maria is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 75 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 3 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (449 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,289 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Santa Maria is covered by water (62%), bare soil (22%), and sparse vegetation (12%), within 10 miles by water (87%), and within 50 miles by water (96%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in Santa Maria, 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, Amílcar Cabral International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Santa Maria.

At a distance of 17 kilometers from Santa Maria, 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 Santa Maria 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 .

Maps are © OpenStreetMap contributors.

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