Deciduous forests can be found in the eastern half of North America, and the middle of Europe. There are many deciduous forests in Asia. Some of the major areas that they are in are southwest Russia, Japan, and eastern China. South America has two big areas of deciduous forests in southern Chile and Middle East coast of Paraguay. There are deciduous forests located in New Zealand, and southeastern Australia also.
Deciduous forests are in Köppen's C climate category. Most deciduous forests have mild summers averaging about 70 °F. Winter temperatures are fairly cool with an average temperature of a little below freezing.