Humid Continental Climate
Short, hot and humid summers
Long, cold and snowy winter
Rain Forest Climate
1-2 day wet - 1-2 day dry - Amazon River Basin is the largest - Home to millions of plants and animals - Over 100 inches of rain a year
1-2 year wet - 1-2 year dry - Broad Grasslands
Ice Cap Climate
Climate with very cold temperatures all the year, including summer temperatures that are rarely above freezing. 2 miles thick ice caps.
Climate found north of the humid continental climate and south of the polar climate; characterized by bitterly cold winters and short cool summers
Frozen Desert, a climate characterized by long, very cold winters and short, cool summers. Summer temperatures are only a few degrees above freezing
Low Latitude zone
Area between 30N and 30S. This area of the world receives direct sunlight year round and is always hot.
Mid Latitude Zone
Area between 30N to 60N in the northern hemisphere and 30S to 60S in the southern hemisphere. Most of the worlds people live here., temperate zone has most variations of temp
High Latitude Zone
Area between 60N to 90N in the northern hemisphere and 60S to 90S in the southern hemisphere. This area of the world is always cold.
weather pattern characterized by mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers
A climate with less than 10 Inches of rain a year. Vegitation is short shrubs, tall grass and Cactus.
A climate with partly dry grassland often found on the edges of a desert. It receives less than 20 inces of rain per year.
This climate is a cold climate zone that lies in the highest latitudes of each hemisphere. It is a Mountainous climate that can exsist at any latitude.