The islands have a tropical
marine climate moderated by seasonal northeast trade
winds. There is little seasonal temperature variation.
The dry season runs from December to June, and the rainy
season from July to November and can include typhoons.
The Guinness Book of World Records has cited Saipan as
having the most equable temperature in the world.
Chamorro is a Malayo-Polynesian
(Austronesian) language, spoken on the Mariana Islands
(Guam, Rota, Tinian, and Saipan) by about 47, 000 people
(about 35, 000 people on Guam and about 12, 000 in the N.
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The Population; total in Northern Mariana Islands was
last reported at 88409.00 in 2010, according to a World
Bank report released in 2011. The Population; total in
Northern Mariana Islands was reported at 85364.00 in
2008, according to the World Bank.
Saipan is the largest island of the United States
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), a
chain of 15 tropical islands belonging to the Marianas
archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean (15 10 51 N,
145 45 21 E) with a total area of 44.55 sq mi (115.4