BWk Climate

CHARACTERISTICS:
  • DRY CLIMATE/DESERT (Dry and Cold)
  • ARID/SEMI-ARID
  • No permanent rivers
  • Annual evaporation higher than precipitations
  • FLORA (Plants)--- There is little vegetation, with exception of a few scanty shrubs.
  • FAUNA (Animals)--- Camels, Scorpions, Coyote, Desert Tortoise, Rattlesnake, Roadrunner, Large Ugly Spiders, etc.
  • Annual average temperature: < 18°C (65°F)
  • Annual precipitation: < 250 mm (10 in.)

EXAMPLES OF LOCATIONS:

  • Kyzyl Kum and Taklamakan deserts of Central Asia
  • Dry parts of Great Basin Desert of western United States
Kyzyl Kum Desert... (Central Asia)
Taklamakan Desert... (Central Asia)
Great Basin Desert... (Western US)

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