why do we have only two seasons in the philippines


The Philippines sit across the, making dangerous storms from July through October. These are especially hazardous for northern and eastern
and the and regions, but Manila gets devastated periodically as well. [ Bagyo is the Filipino term to any in the Philippine Islands. From the statistics gathered by PAGASA from 1948 to 2004, around an average of 28 storms and/or typhoons per year enter the PAR (Philippine Area of Responsibility) the designated area assigned to PAGASA to monitor during weather disturbances. Those that made landfall or crossed the Philippines, the average was nine per year. In 1993, a record 19 typhoons made landfall in the country making it the most in one year. The fewest per year were 4 during the years 1955, 1958, 1992 and 1997. PAGASA categorises typhoons into five types according to wind speed.


Once a tropical cyclone enters the PAR, regardless of strength, it is given a for identification purposes by the media, government, and the general public. For the past ten years, the Philippines has experienced a number of extremely damaging tropical cyclones, particularly typhoons with more than 20Pkm/h (12Pmph; 11Pkn; 5. 6Pm/s) of sustained winds. Because of this, the Super Typhoon ( STY ) category with more than 220Pkm/h (140Pmph; 120Pkn; 61Pm/s) maximum sustained winds was officially adopted by the PAGASA. However, according to different stakeholders, the extensive and devastating damages caused by strong typhoons such as Typhoon Yolanda in 2013 made the fourlevel warning system inadequate. As you may know, the Philippines is located near the equator of the earth. The equator has no seasons due to getting virtually the exact same sun exposure.


As you may know, the Philippines is located near the equator of the earth. The equator has no seasons due to getting virtually the exact same sun exposure year long. The Philippines are just a few hundred miles from the equator hence having a similar climate. The Philippines don t really get that cold, it just stays hot all year. This is also due to the same reason why the equator stays the same temperature. Also, the ocean plays a vital roll in keeping the temperatures the same with its mild breeze. The only difference is that the Philippines gets just a little more sun in the summer and a little less sun in the winter. The sun exposure length is slightly less in the winter than in the summer so this means that the temperature will be slightly less in the winter than in the summer.

There is approximately a five degree difference between summer highs and winter highs. Actually the Philippine seasons are dry and wet or Monsoon as some people call it. The month that has the highest average temperature is April with an average high of 93 degrees F and approximately 32-35 degrees C. May through October is really wet in the Philippines with over 60 inches or rain in that period. December through April stays relatively dry with the occasional shower in December. Temperatures in the Philippines normally stay between 93 for the Summer high and 71 for the winter low. Not much variance at all. To wrap it up, the Philippines has tow seasons Dry and Wet. Fluctuations of temperatures during the year are so small that they are barely note-worthy.

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