Climate Geography of North America

Kelsey Hart

Humid Continental

"The Humid- Continental climate covers the northeastern quarter of the nation."


Source World Geography Book

Humid Subtropical

"The Humid Subtropical climate is found in the southeastern quarter of the United States."


Tropical Savanna

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


Steppe

"West of 100 degrees west longitude is the steppe climate of the great plains."


Semiarid Desert

"The Semiarid climate supports vast grasslands but has very few trees."


Marine West Coast

"The mild marine-west-coast climate dominates the Pacific Northwest."


Mediterranean

"The Mediterranean climate bathes southern and central California."


Humid Tropical

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


Subarctic

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


Tundra

"Alaska is the northern most state and the only one that extends into the subarctic and tundra climate."


Highland

" The Rocky Mountains have Highland climates, with temperatures and precipitation dependent upon elevation and exposure."