Map of North America

North America Climate

North America is 1 of 7 continents of the world.

There are twelve countries in the continent of North America in our database: Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago and United States of America.

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The two warmest cities in North America are Puntarenas in Costa Rica and Acapulco in Mexico, both with a yearly average temperature of 27.9 °C. The coldest city is Iqaluit (Nunavut) in Canada, which averages -9.8 °C for the year.

The wettest city in North America is Guapiles in Costa Rica, which has on average 381.4 mm rainfall for the year. The city with the least rainfall in a year is Yuma in United States of America in the state of Arizona, which averages 6.7 mm of rain per year.

The warmest region in North America is the state of Puerto Rico in United States of America, which averages 26.8 °C for the year. The coldest region is the state of Alaska in United States of America, which averages 1.4 °C for the year.

The region in North America with the highest average yearly rainfall is the state of Alabama in United States of America, which averages 121.3 mm of rainfall for the year. The driest region is the state of Nevada in United States of America, which averages 12.3 mm of rainfall for the year.


North America Climate Chart

Below is the climate chart for North America. It shows the averages for each month across the country so the actual climate will vary quite a bit, especially between north and south.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C-2.7-1.62.67.813.116.81918.314.49.13.3-0.7
Total number of rainy days11.29.39.89.49.8109.59.39.610.411.411.8

Sorry but we don't have data for the maximum temperature of North America.

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