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Makatea

Makatea (148.254W 15.832S) is a volcanic island located at the northwest edge of the Society Islands.  It had some minor phosphate deposits, producing 200 tons a year in 1941,

Climate Information:

Elevation 154'

Temperatures: Jan 89/75, Apr 87/74, Jul 84/71, Oct 86/73, record 95/60

Rainfall: Jan 16/6.7, Apr 17/7.1, Jul 10/3.2, Oct 10/3.3 == 62.2" per annum


References

Pearce and Smith (1990)



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