Dfd Climate Type

By: Mohammad Ahmad


This climate is referred to as a continental subarctic climate.  Places with this climate generally have a low humidity paired with relatively little precipitation, most of which is snow.  The precipitation in this type of climate averages around 20 inches a year.  In winter, temperatures can be -40 °C and in the summer the temperature may exceed 30 °C.  Places that have this climate are in Asia's Siberian Anticyclone.  The average annual temperature in here is -10 °C.

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"Subarctic Climate (Dfc, Dfd)." EarthOnlineMedia. Michael Ritter Earth Online Media, 2104. Web. 09 May 2014. <http://www.earthonlinemedia.com/ipg/outlines/climates_subarctic.html>

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