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Puno, Peru (-15.84076 -70.02839)

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Name: Puno topographic map, elevation, relief.
Coordinates: -16.02410 -70.18442 -15.77385 -69.91987
Minimum elevation: 3,813 m
Maximum elevation: 4,942 m
Average elevation: 4,024 m


As Puno is located at such a high elevation, it experiences more extreme weather conditions than would be expected for its tropical latitude. The average annual temperature is about 8.4 °C, and the weather never gets overly warm. During the winter months from June to August, night-time temperatures usually drop well below 0 °C. At this high altitude, the rays of the sun are very strong. Most of the annual precipitation falls during the southern hemisphere summer, with the winter months being very dry.

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