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Unformatted text preview: and mean annual temperature. Need to have a long term average = 30 years. Köppen’s Major Climates A – Tropical climates B - Dry climates C – Mesothermal humid (mild winter) D – Microthermal humid (severe winter) E – Polar climates H – Highland (mountainous regions) Tropical Climates (A) Low Latitude Climates Basically seasonless For the most part lie between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn Warm year round with high insolation The sun’s rays at noon are never far from overhead Located between the tropics Dominated by the ITCZ, trade winds, and STHP Three tropical climates Af Am Aw...
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This note was uploaded on 06/26/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 600-201010 taught by Professor Christopherpost during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.
- Spring '10