Grassland/Savannah

By Téa Riley

Temperature Range

    Temperate grasslands have hot summers and cold winters. Summer temperatures can be well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter temperatures can be as low as -40 degrees Fahrenheit. They typically have between 10 and 35 inches of precipitation a year, much of it occurring in the late spring and early summer.

Location

Africa, North America, South America, and Euraisa.

Facts

  • There are two seasons in the temperate grassland: the growing season and the dormant season. Plants do not grow during the dormant season because the climate is too cold during that time
  • Grasslands are perfect for cropping and pasturing because its soil runs deep and is extremely fertile
  • 25% of the earth is covered by the grassland biome
  • Grasslands are normally situated between a forest and a desert
  • Grasslands are perfect for cropping and pasturing because its soil runs deep and is extremely fertile
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