D Climate

All about the D climate.

Climates with the main label of D are spread mostly over the northern hemisphere

Since the D climate can be two different types, for the purpose of this tackk the main focus will be on the continental subarctic climate.

Characteristics:It is a long bitterly cold period with short and clear days.  

Description:It is a major climate type, the continental climate is quite cold and has only 50-90 days of the year that is frost free.

Temperature Range: From 54 to 108 degrees Fahrenheit.

Precipitation: Low precipitation mainly in the form of snow.

Locations:The main area of this climate is in the range of Alaska to Newfoundland, and from northern Scandinavia to Siberia in Eurasia.


"continental subarctic climate." Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2014. Web. 09 May. 2014. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/134997/continental-subarctic-climate>.

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