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A
Tropical Coolest month greater than 64.4F
C
Mesothermal At least 1 month greater than 50F. Coldest month 32F - 64.4F
D
At least one month greater than 50F. Coldest month less than 32F.
E
Polar Warmest month less than 50F.
B
Dry Potential evaporation exceeds precipitation on the average throughout the year.
H
Highland Climate of greate variability due to altitude and aspect variation.
f
Constantly moist. Driest month has at least 2.4 in precipitation
m
A dry season in an otherwise excessively moist climate.
w
Dry in winter, wet in summer.
s
Dry season in summer
f (C and D)
Constantly moist. Driest month has at least 1.2 in precipitation.
T
Warmest month between 32F and 50F.
F
Warmest month below 32F.
S
Semiarid
W
Arid
h
Mean annual temperature greater than 64.4F
k
Mean annual temperature below 64.4F
a
Warmest month above 71.6F
b
Warmest month below 71.6 but 4 months above 50F.
c
Warmest month below 71.6F but with 1 to 3 months above 50F.
d
As for C but coldest month below -36.4F
Af
Tropica wet Rain throughout year
Aw
Tropical savanna Winter (low-Sun) dry season
Am
Tropical Monsoon Short dry season; heavy rains in other months
BWh
Subtropical Desert Low-latitude (hot) desert
BSh
Subtropical Steppe Low-latitude semiarid
BWk
Midlatitude Desert Mid-latitude (cold) desert

BSk
Midlatitude Steppe Midlatitude (cold) semiarid
Csa
Mediterranean Dry, hot summer
Csb
Mediterranean Dry, warm summer
Cfa
Humid subtropical No dry season; hot summer
Cwa
Humid Tropical Dry winter; hot summer
Cfb
Marine West Coast No dry season; warm summer
Cfc
Marine West Coast No dry season; cool summer
Dfa
Humid Continental Severe winter; no dry season; hot summer
Dfb
Humid Continental Severe winter; no dry season; warm summer
Dwa
Humid Continental Severe winter; dry winter; hot summer
Dwb
Humid continental Severe winter; dry winter; warm summer
Dfc
Subartic Severe winter; no dry season; cool summer
Dfd
Subartic Very cold winter; no dry season
Dwc
Subartic Dry winter; cool summer
Dwd
Subartic Dry winter; very cold winter
ET
Tundra Polar tundra with no true summer
EF
Ice cap Polar ice cap
H
High elevation climates
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