Climate Class: BS

Great Basin Park

Description and Characteristics: Usually in dry, grassy plains and lie between tropics and polar regions. BS climates are semi-arid.

Average Temperature: Ranges between 21-27 degrees (Celsius), in summer.

Average Precipitation: Less than 250 millimeters

Location: Red Rock Canyon Nation Area in southern Nevada and the Great Basin

Citations:

Meteorology Climate. n.p, n.d. Web. 5 May 2014. <http://www.meteorologyclimate.com/koppenclassification.htm>

University of California Museum of Paleontology. n.p. n.d . Web. 9 May 2014. <http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/deserts.php>

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