Weather Tidbits: Subpolar Climate
The chill becomes quite noticeable in this Weather Tidbits, as we dive into the subpolar climate. The subpolar climate is defined as for cool summers where the average temperature is above 50° for one to two months, while dealing with severe winters. The two differing seasons create for the largest temperature ranges in the world. The precipitation is less than in the humid continental climate, with most of it received during the summer. The snow is less than areas south, but could see like more due to minimal melting in the summer and intense winds in the winter that create the illusion of falling snow while it’s blowing snow. The climate is also known for having the largest stretch forest known as the coniferous forest or taiga.