On this page, we will be talking about the climate of North America including temperature, climate types and weather patterns.
- The North American tundra has temperature rises above freezing for a short period every summer
- The Pacific Northwest area has the highest average rainfall in North America.
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Temperatures in North America
Weather Patterns of different Climate Types in North America
The climate of North America is divided into eight different climate types:
Forest – Four different seasons with warm summers and Cold and wet winters.
Coniferous forest – cold and dry with snowy winters and warm summers.
Mediterranean – Warm temperatures with rainfall in the fall and winter.
Grassland – Hot summers and cold winters with rainfall.
Tundra – winters are very cold, summers are warm and there is little rain.
Alpine – Cold, windy and snowy. It is winter from October to May with temperatures are below freezing, while summer is from June to September where the temperature can reach 15°C.
Rainforest – High temperatures and lot rainfall all year round
Desert – Warm temperatures with not much rainfall.