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New York, NY Climate Conference Crystal Holtzberger
Climate zones found in the U.S. and their weather (Aw) Tropical Wet-Dry – climatic region with wet summers and dry winters (Cfa) Humid Subtropical – climatic region with hot, humid summers to mild-cool winters (Csa) Mediterranean - climatic region with warm-hot, dry summers to mild-cool, wet winters
Variation in temperature and rainfall within/among the zones (Aw) Tropical Wet-Dry – Temperature Variation is 16 °C; Annual Rainfall is 0.25 cm (0.1 in) (Cfa) Humid Subtropical – Temperature Variation is 31°C (56°F); Annual Rainfall is 81 cm (32 in) (Csa) Mediterranean – Temperature Variation is 7°C (12°F); Annual Rainfall is 42 cm (17 in)
Environment (Aw) Tropical Wet-Dry – grassland with shrubs and isolated trees (Cfa) Humid Subtropical – lots trees and at shrubs (Csa) Mediterranean – flat plains, rocky hills and mountain slopes with some vegetation
Lifestyles of people in the zones (Aw)Tropical Wet-Dry – wear light weight clothes for the majority of the year and carry an umbrella, eat lots of fruits and vegetables (Cfa) Humid Subtropical – wear some what thin clothes for summer and spring months but thicker heavier clothes closer to winter and fall (Csa) Mediterranean – wear mainly thinner clothes may need umbrellas and thicker clothes closer to the winter months
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