Arid Climate Region

By: Hannah

Where to find An Arid Climate Region

Nearly 33% of Earths land is arid. Arid Climates can be found where there is low altitude, about 30 degrees where it is warm and dry air most of the time

Seasons and temperature

Most arid climates don't have regular or normal season changes. Some are almost always hot and dry. However, some do have changing season depending on latitudes and surrounding climates. Temperatures can reach as high as 130 to negative 30 degrees.


( colder temperatures are in pink and hot temperatures are in red)

Precipitation

To have an arid climate, an area must receive 10 inches or rain a year. However, some deserts or arid climates receive less than that, some only get 10 inches every 10 years.