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Unformatted text preview: C Climates Cf – wet all year a – hot summer Cw – dry winter b – warm/long summer Cs – dry summer c – short summer Mediterranean Csa Csb Climate Controls : STHP in summer In winter, STHP shifts southward and westerlies blow through bringing cyclonic storms Climate Characteristics: Hot, Dry summers Mild, wet winters Geographic Distribution: 30-40° N/S latitude Confined to the western coastlines-California, Chile, Mediterranean Sea borderlands, SW Australia ....
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- Spring '10
- Geography, Precipitation, Mediterranean Sea, Köppen climate classification, Steppe