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Tropical Rain Forest

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Samantha Mellberg

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Transcript of Tropical Rain Forest

World
Climate
Zones
By:
Samantha

Mellberg

Tropical Rain Forest
Tropical Savanna
Steppe
Bangkok Thailand (Asia)
Congo Basin (Africa)
Warm temperature and rainy all year.
The yearly average of temperature is 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
The yearly average rainfall is between 80 to 90 inches.
You can find dense rain forests in the tropical rain forests.
Amazon Basin (South America)
Hot all year with rainy and dry seasons.
The average yearly temperature is between 75 or 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average rainfall is between 2 to 4 inches monthly.
Locations
Characteristics
Mexico City, Mexico
Eastern part of Africa
Southern half of Brazil
Vegetation
Mostly grasslands with scattered trees are found in this climate.
Characteristics
Locations
Type of Vegetation
Characteristics
Hot dry summers, low rainfall,and cool dry winters.
The average temperature is 35 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average rainfall is between 65 to 75 inches every year.
Vegetation
Grasses and shrubs can be found in this climate.
Locations
Ankara, Turkey
Sahel Region of Sahara (Africa)
Western Great Plains
Desert
Characteristics
Temperature can be warm or mild; rainfall low and unreliable.
The average temperature is rarely below 40 and rarely goes above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average rainfall is between 5 to 10 inches yearly.
Vegetation
You can find drought-resistant shrubs and bushes in this climate.
Locations
Sonoran Desert
Sahara Desert (Africa)
Windhoek, Namibia
Humid Continental Cool Summer
Characteristics
Cool summers and somewhat wet winters.
The average temperature is between 65 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average rainfall is between 5 to 10 inches.
vegetation
You can find deciduous forests here.
Location
Eastern Europe
Western Russia
Northeastern United States
Subarctic
Characteristics
Short mild summers, long cold winters, and light precipitation.
The average temperature is between 45 and 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average rainfall is between 2 to 4 inches monthly.
Vegetation
You may find coniferous forests in this climate.
Location
Most of Alaska
Canada
Western Russia
Tundra
Characteristics
Very cold winters and cold summers. With little precipitation.
The average temperature is between -10 to 30 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average rainfall is between 0 to 2 inches monthly.
Vegetation
Low lying grasses, mosses, and shrubs are found in this climate.
Locations
Nome, Alaska
Extreme north of North America
Europe
Ice Cap
Characteristics
Very cold all year long with permanent ice and snow.
The average temperature is usually -90 or less.
The average precipitation is 4 to 8 inches monthly.
Vegetation
In this climate you can find none to little vegetation.
Locations
Greenland, Antarctica
South pole, Antarctica
Polar Region
Mountain Climate
Characteristics
The temperature and precipitation vary with latitude and elevation
The average temperature is between 30 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average precipitation is between 2 to 4 inches monthly.
Vegetation
The vegetation changes with altitude.
Locations
Northern Rocky Mountains (United States)
Himalaya (Asia)
La Paz Bolivia
Mediterranean
Characteristics
Warm dry summers and mild wet winters.
The average temperature is between 50 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average precipitation is between 2 to 4 inches monthly.
Vegetation
In this climate you may find shrubs, low trees, and drought resistant plants.
Locations
Southern California
Mediterranean region (Europe)
Nice, France
Humid Subtropical
Characteristics
Hot wet summers and mild wet winters.
The average temperature is between 50 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average precipitation is between 10 to 20 inches monthly.
Vegetation
You can find mixed forests in this climate.
Locations
Shanghai, China
Southeastern United States
Eastern China
Marine
Characteristics
Warm summers, cool winters, and rain all year.
The average temperature is between 50 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average precipitation is between 10 to 20 inches monthly.
Locations
Northwestern (United States)
Northwestern Europe
Sydney Australia
Vegetation
You can find deciduous or evergreen forests in this climate.
Humid Continental Warm Summer
Characteristics
Hot wet summers and cold somewhat wet winters.
The average temperature is between 30 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
The average precipitation is between 2 to 4 inches per month.
Locations
Northeastern United States
Eastern Europe
Western Russia
Vegetation
You can find deciduous forests in this climate.
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