Amazon Rainforest Climate

Amazon rainforest climate is hot and humid, like in other tropical rainforests.

High air temperatures and small seasonal changes are what make it tropical.

High amounts of rain is what makes it rainforest.

There are tropical forests in rain shadow where it doesn't rain enough for these forests to be rainforests. They are simply called tropical forests, sometimes dry tropics.

amazon rainforest climate

And there are rainforests in cooler climates, which makes them subtropical and temperate rainforests.  

In a tropical rainforest, like this of Amazon, the temperatures are usually between 20 and 30 degrees Celsius, and rainfall is above 1500mm a year in average.

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