TEMPERATURE In the temperate deciduous forest the temperature usually ranges from -22°F – 86°F. The temperate deciduous forest has 4 seasons, winter, spring, summer and fall. The average temperature is about 70°F in the summer and below freezing in the winter. Summer months begin in late June and end in late August. The climate is very swift and dramatic. Over a year it goes from cold and snowy to hot and rainy.
PRECIPITATION In the temperate deciduous forest the average amount of rainfall per year is about 50cm. Also in colder regions it can have up to 200cm/year. The precipitation happens year round and usually it at its highest in Spring and early summer. It is ranked most wet biome next to rainforests. Snow usually occurs in late fall and winter. Frost occurs from all the water in the fall throughout the environment. Overall it is rainy or snowy most of the time and considered to be a very wet environment.
HUMIDITY Humidity is very high in the temperate deciduous forest. Humidity ranges from 60% - 80% throughout the year. It also depends on the forests altitude. If you are higher up in the mountains the lower the humidity will be. The humidity determines how much precipitation there will be. It also causes fog and dew.