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Unformatted text preview: 2) Second letter * for 1st letters A, C, D ---- seasonality of precipitation f = no distinct dry or wet season, m = monsoon s = dry summer, w = dry winter * for 1st letter B ---- severity of drought ( upper case S or W) S = semi-arid, W = arid * for 1st letter E -- severity of cold ( upper case F or T) T = tundra, F = ice cap 3) Third letter * for 1st letter A & E -- none * for 1st letter B, C, D -- warmest or coldest T° • Lower case a,b,c, or d for C&D climates • Lower case h or k for B climates CLIMOGRAPHS ** also known as climate diagrams * a graphical representation of a locations avg. monthly T° & precip. for each month of the year * reveals Temp range, highs and lows, seasonality * reveals precipitation seasonality, highs and lows * usually includes the locations latitude and longitude, sometimes the climate type & elevation...
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- Fall '08
- Geography, Wladimir Köppen, avg total precip./year, Mean annual T°, Mean annual precip