|High clouds and fog engulf the mountain top. Photo from http://dinets.travel.ru/roraima.htm|
Roraima has an equatorial and tropical climate type. Average temperatures are 24 degrees Celsius to 26 degrees Celsius. On the summit, temperatures can drop as low as 4 or 5 degrees Celsius. On account of the large amount of moisture existing in the air, humidity levels can reach a staggering 90%. Humidity, rain, and fog cause a physical struggle for the hiker. Proper gear is paramount if you desire to climb this mountain.
|The steady rainfall makes for a much more arduous hike. Photo from http://lagransabana.com-venezuela/|