Koppen Classification Climate

Dsc- the subarctic climate

D = temperature of warmest month greater than or equal to 10 degrees Celsius, and temperature of coldest month –3 degrees Celsius or lower

s =  precipitation in driest month of summer half of the year is less than 30 mm and less than one-third of the wettest month of the winter half

c = temperature of one to three months 10 degrees Celsius or above but warmest month less than 22 degrees Celsius

  • Can receive up to 1,300 millimeters (51 in) of rainfall equivalent per year, creating a snow cover of up to 1.5 meters (59 in) that does not melt until June.
  • Appears in eastern Russia and Western Canada into Alaska


1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Koppen_World_Map...

2. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/322068/K...

3. http://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/do...

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