Dry Climates - Dry Climates (B) BW & BS Third Letter h =...

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Dry Climates (B) Third Letter h = subtropical/tropical – low latitude hot k = mid-latitude - cold BWh Subtropical/tropical desert Controls: Dominated by STHP Africa fits best Continentality - hot Climate Characteristics Low and Irregular precipitation Mean annual temp above 64.4F Dominated by cT air masses especially in high sun season months Home to xerophytic plants that can withstand extreme drought. Geographic distribution Ex. Sahara Desert, Australian Desert BWk – mid-latitude dry arid desert Climate Controls: Rainshadow (Southwest U.S.)
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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.

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Dry Climates - Dry Climates (B) BW & BS Third Letter h =...

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