Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Equatorial Climate

This climate lies between 5 to 10 degrees north or south of the equator. It is a one-season climate with average temperatures of 28 degrees C all year. There is rainfall every day, high humidity and an annual rainfall level of over 2,000 mm.
Rain forests are common of this climate, making mahogany, ebony and teak trees the natural vegetation.
The animals living in this climate are be, monkeys, snakes and parrots.

Savanna Climate

This climate is found on the outer regions of the tropical zone. It is a two-season climate with average temperature ranging from 25-35 degrees C. The summers are wet and the winters are dry. The annual rainfall level are over 800 mm.
There is not a wide variety of vegetation existing in this climate, but it includes the African ebony, the umbrella thorn and grass.
Wild animals such as lions, cheetahs and elephants live in this area of climate.

Hot Desert

Hot deserts are found between 15 and 30 degrees north and south of the equator. During the day temperatures are between 30-50 degrees C. There is no cloud cover so during the night temperatures are as low as 5 degrees C. There is very little rain and the annual rainfall level is only less then 100 mm.
The cactus is the only vegetation found in the desert climate.
The desert fox, rattlesnake and camel are animals in the desert.

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