Bahía Honda, Cuba
Bahía Honda municipality (red) within
Artemisa Province (yellow) and Cuba
|• Total||784 km2 (303 sq mi)|
|Elevation||25 m (82 ft)|
|• Density||59/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
It is located on the northern shore of the island, in an inlet of the Florida Straits, 70 km (43 mi) west of Havana. The sheltered bay that gives the name to the municipality contains an industrial port. It marks the eastern extend of the Colorados Archipelago.
This area typically has a pronounced dry season, but average monthly precipitation does not get lower than 68 mm (in March) in Bahía Honda, making this a more humid locality than many others in the region. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bahía Honda, Cuba has a tropical rainforest climate, abbreviated "Af" on climate maps.
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