What are the 9 types of climates?

What are the 9 types of climates?

Climate Zones

  • A - Tropical Climates. Tropical moist climates extend north and south from the equator to about 15° to 25° latitude. ...
  • B - Dry Climates. ...
  • C - Moist Subtropical Mid-Latitude Climates. ...
  • D - Moist Continental Mid-Latitude Climates. ...
  • E - Polar Climates. ...
  • H - Highlands.

Are there 12 climate zones?

There are 12 different types of climate found on Earth. Sometimes climate types are called climate zones. Each of the 12 climate types are grouped into 5 categories, except 1 (Highland). Climates in the same category share characteristics and usually are found in the same area.

What are the 12 climatic regions?

  • World Climate Regions.
  • Tropical Humid.
  • Tropical Wet & Dry.
  • Arid (Desert)
  • Semiarid.
  • Mediterranean.
  • Marine West Coast.
  • Humid Subtropical.

How many climate zones exist?

Today, climate scientists split the Earth into approximately five main types of climates.

What are the 14 climate zones?

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  • (Af) TROPICAL CONTINUOUSLY WET.
  • (Aw) TROPICAL WINTER-DRY.
  • (As) TROPICAL SUMMER-DRY.
  • (Am) TROPICAL MONSOON.
  • (BSh) HOT SEMI-DESERT.
  • (BWh) HOT DESERT.
  • (Cfb) CONTINUOUSLY WET WARM TEMPERATE.
  • (Csb) SUMMER-DRY WARM TEMPERATE.
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How many climates are there on Earth?

This classification distinguishes four main climate zones in each hemisphere of the Earth as well as three transitional zones. The main climate zones are: equatorial, tropical, temperate and polar (Arctic in the Northern Hemisphere and Antarctic in the Southern Hemisphere).

How many different climates are there in the world?

Today, climate scientists split the Earth into approximately five main types of climates.