Temperate Deciduous Forest


Precipitation Patterns

750 to 1500 mm of rain per year

Temperature Patterns

-30 degrees to 30 degrees, yearly average is 10 degrees celcious, hot summers, cold winters


Broad leafs ( oaks, maple, beeches ) shrubs, perennial herbs, mosses. These trees must adapt to the cold winters.
The Temperate Deciduous Forest Biome

Soil type

When the leaves decompose, the soil absorbs the nutrients making it fertile soil.


There are birds like hawks, Caridinals, Snowy Owls, and Woodpeckers. There are also mammals such as White tailed deer, raccoons, opossums, porcupines, and red fox. These animals must cope with cold winters when food is in short supply.

Human Impacts

The temperate deciduous forest has been impacted by human use. This includes logging, grazing, and deforestation.

Interesting Information

They're are 5 different zone. The Temperate Deciduous Rain forest experiences all seasons winter,spring,summer,fall. The animals survive the winter season by living off the land. The trees provide shelter for the animals