Climate comparison



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Climate zoneTropics to SubtropicsTropics
Latitudes2° 49' N to 33° 41' S20° 27' N to 4° 40' N
Distance to equator0 - 3,800 km500 - 2,300 km
Annual valuesBrazilPhilippines
Ø Daytime maximum temperature30.70 °C31.90 °C
Ø Daily low temperature20.90 °C23.90 °C
Ø Water temperature25.60 °C27.50 °C
Ø Humidity78 %81 %
Precipitation1,497 mm2,157 mm
Rain days105.6 days135.6 days
Hours of sunshine2,409 hrs.2,300 hrs.

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Daily maximum temperatures

The highest daytime temperatures in Brazil are reached in October with an average of 31.8 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is June, with an average of just 28.8 °C. In the Philippines, May is the warmest month, with 33.4 °C. There, it is coolest in January with an average of 30.2 °C.

Night time lows

At night, it cools down to varying degrees depending on the country and altitude. In Brazil, temperatures drop as low as 18.2 °C in July. The warmest nights are in January at 22.4 °C. In the Philippines, it is coolest at night in January at 22.5 °C and warmest in May at 25.0 °C. This corresponds to a cooling of 9.1 to 11.2 °C in Brazil and 7.4 to 8.9 °C in the Philippines.

Water temperatures


The humidity of the air depends to a large extent on the air temperature. The warmer the air, the more water it can absorb. At a temperature of 25°C it is 23 grams per cubic meter, at 30 degrees it is already 26 grams. Therefore, the air humidity is given as a relative value to the temperature-dependent maximum amount. It becomes unpleasant when high humidity is combined with high temperatures.


Humidex is an approximate, sensed temperature calculated on the basis of air temperature, dew point and humidity. It was developed in 1965 by the Canadian meteorologists J. M. Masterton and F. A. Richardson. Since the wind speed is ignored here, it is not very meaningful in areas below approx. 15°C. Above that, it is more reliable, since at higher temperatures humidity plays a greater role than wind.

Rain days per month

By definition, a rain day is a day on which at least 0.1 liters of precipitation per m² fall. This corresponds to a 1 square meter puddle in which the water stands 0.1 mm high — insofar as the water does not seep away or evaporate. So it does not have to rain all day long. March brings the most rainy days (12.5) in Brazil. With an average of only 5.1 days, September is the friendliest. In the Philippines, it rains most often in July with 15.7 days.

Precipitation amount per day

Depending on the season and the location of a country, the wind brings a varying amount of water with it. As a rule, the water evaporating in the oceans is absorbed and then transported inland. The greatest amount of rain (hail or dew are also forms of precipitation) in Brazil occurs in February, when about 6.3 liters per square meter fall per day. In the Philippines, the average amount of precipitation ranges from 2.7 liters per day in April to 8.9 in August. However, these are average values. If you consider that there are only 14.9 rainy days in the Philippines in August, each of them accounts for about 18.0 liters.

Sunshine hours per day

With 2,409 hours of sunshine per year, Brazil is in the lead. The most hours of sunshine (7.6 per day) are in August. The Philippines falls into second place with only 2,300 hours. There the sun is visible in December for only 5.3 hours per day, so not hidden behind clouds.

Hours of daylight

The length of a day varies throughout the year and depends on the distance from the equator. In June, the day in Brazil is only 11.3 hours long. In December, on the other hand, it is 13.1 hours. In the Philippines, it is 11.4 hours in December and 12.9 in June.
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