Overview of United States Minor Outlying Islands Weather
The United States Minor Outlying Islands are a group of nine small islands in the Pacific Ocean. They are all located in the tropics and have a tropical climate. The average temperature on the islands is about 27 degrees Celsius (80 degrees Fahrenheit). The weather on the islands is very stable and there is little variation in temperature throughout the year.
The islands receive a lot of rainfall, averaging about 2000 millimeters (79 inches) per year. The rainy season on the islands lasts from May to October. During this time, the islands are subject to tropical storms and hurricanes. The last major hurricane to hit the islands was Hurricane Iniki in 1992.
The United States Minor Outlying Islands are home to a variety of plant and animal life. The islands are covered in tropical rainforests. The forests are home to many different species of birds, reptiles, and mammals.
The people who live on the United States Minor Outlying Islands are mostly of Polynesian descent. The native language of the islands is English. The population of the islands is about 3000 people.