According to Google, Davao, Philippines sits at
about 7 degrees north of the equator, which isn't
very far from the equator at all. The equator gets
a lot of sun year-round since the Earth is tilted.
If this doesn't make sense to you, grab a little
styrofoam ball and draw a circle around its
middle. Tilt the ball, and take it on a circular
route around a light bulb or some other stationary
object. Look at how the light hits the ball. It
will be more shadowy at the "pole" that is facing
farther away from the light source. Davao still
has "winter" -- just not the very cold weather
typically associated with it!
Davao is tropical; it is located near the
Winter is caused by the tilt of the Earth's
axis that tilts one hemisphere away from the sun,
and then the other hemisphere. The tropics are
always in the full light of the sun, though, so
they do not have seasons the way that places
farther from the equator do.
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