Appalachain Mountains

Janisha Bell

Appalachain Moutain Climate

  1. Average annual temperatures range from below 50F (10C) in the north to about 64F (18C) at the south end of the highlands. The average length of the frost-free period is about 100 days in the northern mountains, and about 220 days in the low southern parts of the Appalachian Highlands.

Appalachain Mountains tempeture

Due to their unique structure, old age, climate patterns and other factors, the Appalachian mountains are one of the most biologically and ecologically diverse places anywhere in the temperate climate world. They have several ecosystems that are partitioned by elevation and temperature, and an amazing assortment of micro-climates dictated by directional orientation, hydro-geology and local climate phenomena.