Weather Tidbits: Ice Cap Climate

The coldest climate in the world or the ice cap is checked in this Weather Tidbits. The climate is defined by every month averaging below freezing, with temperatures rarely reaching above freezing. The region is brutal mainly due to the permanent ice, which reflects the sunlight and keeps temperatures frigid. Also, katabatic winds bring cold, dense air down-slope due to the force of gravity, creating strong winds, which blow the snow and create blizzard conditions. Precipitation is very meager, averaging less than 4 inches annually with most received in the summer months.

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