British Indian Ocean Territory

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in British Indian Ocean Territory

Official name:British Indian Ocean Territory
Area:total: 60 sq km
note: includes the entire Chagos Archipelago
water: 0 sq km
land: 60 sq km
Climate:tropical marine; hot, humid, moderated by trade winds
Location:Southern Asia, archipelago in the Indian Ocean, about one-half the way from Africa to Indonesia
Geographic coordinates:6 00 S, 71 30 E
Comparative Area:about 0.3 times the size of Washington, DC
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:698 km
Terrain:flat and low (most areas do not exceed four meters in elevation)
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m
highest point: unnamed location on Diego Garcia 15 m

Map of British Indian Ocean Territory

Map of British Indian Ocean Territory

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