Type D E and B climates - Type D climates * Humid...

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** Humid continental & Subarctic climates * avg T° of coldest month is <= -3°C (26°F) & avg T° of warmest month is > 10°C (50°F) * NO 'D' climates in the southern hemispheres ; no large land masses in the correct latitudinal zone Types : Dfa, Dfb Humid Continental Dwa, Dwb Humid Continental (only in Asia) Dfc, Dfd Subarctic Dwc, Dwd Subarctic (only in Asia) Dfa, Dfb, Dwa, Dwb: Humid Continental Location: ~ 40° to 55° N; Midwest U.S. to east coast, s Canada; e Europe & Scandinavia to cent Russia Characteristics : COLD winters, warm summers; * large annual T° variations; CP air dominates Mechanisms : f ar northern latitudes = relatively low amounts of solar * contenentality- dominated by the polar front Dfc, Dfd, Dwc, Dwd: Subarctic Location : poleward of Dfa, Dfb, Dwa, Dwb climates, south of tundra, western Alaska across Canada to Newfoundland; Norway across Russia to the Pacific Ocean Characteristics
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course GEOG 1111 taught by Professor Hopkins during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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