Weather Tidbits: Köppen Climate Classification

Today’s Weather Tidbits explains the Köppen Climate Classification System. The system is based on the annual and monthly averages of temperature and precipitation. It also relates the climate type with its distribution and type of native vegetation. The climate system is categorized into 6 types: tropical, dry, temperate, continental, polar and highland. These climate types are further sub-categorized on either temperature or precipitation.

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