Climate Geography of North America
Marine West Coast Climate
definition: A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters
source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humid_continental
Humid SubTropical Climate
definition:A humid subtropical climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa or Cwa) is a zone of subtropical climate characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. Under the Köppen climate definition, this category of climate type covers a broad range of attributes, especially in terms of winter temperatures. The term "subtropical" may be a misnomer for locations along the cooler ranges.
picture source: http://withfriendship.com/user/sathvi/humid-subtropical-climate.php
picture source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savanna
Web definitionsDesert climate, also known as an arid climate, is a climate that does not meet the criteria to be classified as a polar climate, and in which precipitation is too low to sustain any vegetation at alL.
PICTURE SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desert_climatE
des·ert1 [dez-ert] Show IPA noun
a region so arid because of little rainfall that it supports only sparse and widely spaced vegetation or no vegetation at all: The Sahara is a vast sandy desert. Synonyms: waste, wasteland, barren wilderness.
PICTURE SOURCE: http://placesbook.org/steppe
noun: Mediterranean climate; plural noun: Mediterranean climates
a climate distinguished by warm, wet winters under prevailing westerly winds and calm, hot, dry summers, as is characteristic of the Mediterranean region and parts of California, Chile, South Africa, and southwestern Australia.
- PICTURE SOURCE: http://www.touristmaker.com/climate/subtropical.html
picture soures; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland
frost (frôst, frst)
1. A deposit of minute ice crystals formed when water vapor condenses at a temperature below freezing.
2. A temperature low enough to cause freezing.
3. The process of freezing.
4. A cold or icy manner.
v. frost·ed, frost·ing, frosts