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Hot,Temeperate and Cold Climate

What is climate? Average weather across a area of the earth, determined by weather spanning over 35 years or more
Three types of hot climate Equatorial, Savanna , Hot desert
Equatorial on/near equator e.g. Brazil hot all year, avrg. temp 27'C twice average rainfall of Ireland
Savanna North and south of equator e.g. Nigeria and parts of brazil warm all year very wet summer winters dry 30'C avrg. temp.
Hot Desert south and north of equator usually western sides of countries/ continents avrg. daytime temp. 40-50'C night time drops below 0'C 250mm rainfall
Two types of Temperate climates Mediterranean, cool temperate oceanic
Mediterranean places around Mediterranean sea hot dry summers avrg. temp. 30'C almost no rain all summer winters mild and moist avrg. temp. 8'C 400mm rainfall
Cool temperate oceanic northwest Europe and coast of USA summers are mild plenty precipitation frost can occur temp. can fall below 0'C hail sleet snow 800-1,200 mm rainfall
Two Cold Climates Boreal, Tundra
Boreal stretches across northern hemisphere north of equator short summers avrg. temp. 16'C winter avrg. -29'C less then 400 mm of precipitation
Tundra North pole Greenland extreme northern parts of canada and russia cold all year summer 4'C winter-35'C approx 250mm precipitation
Created by: James Kane
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