Climate Geography of North America

By Carter Ehlen

Humid- Continental

"the humid-continental climate covers the northeastern quarter of the nation."


source:http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/High_School_Earth_Science/World_Climates

Humid-Subtropical

"humid-subtropical climate is found in the southeastern quarter of the united states."


source:http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:US_humid_subtropical.png

Tropical-Savanna

"The very southern tip of Florida extends beyond the humid-subtropical." This region is the Tropical Savanna."


source:http://www.ducksters.com/science/ecosystems/rainforest_biome.php

Steppe Climate

"West of 100 degrees longitude is the steppe climate of the Great Plains."


source:http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/03/25/the-climate-mechanisms-of-world-deserts-and-limitations-in-allan-savorys-thesis/

Desert

"located between the major mountain areas of the west is in the desert climate."


source:https://www.meted.ucar.edu/sign_in.php?go_back_to=http%253A%252F%252Fwww.meted.ucar.edu%252FEUMETSAT%252Fat_dust%252Fprint.htm#

Marine-West-Coast

"The Pacific Coast region has two climates, marine-west-coast and mediterranean."


source:http://chesapeakebay.noaa.gov/oysters/oyster-reefs

Mediterranean climate

"The Pacific coast region has two climates, marine west coast and Mediterranean."


source:http://uk.weather.com/climate/climate

Humid-Tropical

"Because the Hawaii Islands fall in the easterly trade wind belt they are wetter on the windward , eastern sides where they have a humid-tropical climate."


source:http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/High_School_Earth_Science/World_Climates

Subarctic

"Alaska is the northernmost state and the only one that extends into the subarctic and tundra climates."


source:http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/p1650-e/bailey_maps.html

Tundra

"Alaska is the northernmost state and the only one that extends into the subarctic and tundra climates."


source:http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Alaskan_tundra