Lower Biodiversity Arctic Tundra

Biome Project

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About this Biome

Average annual (yearly) rainfall: Rainfall may vary in different regions of the arctic. Yearly precipitation, including melting snow, is 15 to 25 cm (6 to 10 inches).

Average annual temperature range: The average winter temperature is -34° C (-30° F), but the average summer temperature is 3-12° C (37-54° F)

Estimations-made by scientists-of plants and animals: Plants-1,700 Animals-6,000

Some plants & animals of the Arctic Tundra

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Food Chain