American Samoa is in the South Pacific Ocean, between the Equator and the Tropic of Capricorn; tropical climate prevails. Temperatures are warm or hot year round (high 70's t low 90's F) with high humidity. Rain showers are frequent.
Maine ocean islands provide the only nesting sites for Atlantic puffins in the United States. Eastern Egg Rock in the midcoast region, Seal Island and Matinicus Rock at the mouth of Penobscot Bay, and Machias Seal Island and Petit Manan Island off the downeast coast provide habitat for more than 4,000 puffins each summer.