continental climate


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continental climate

n
(Physical Geography) a climate characterized by hot summers, cold winters, and little rainfall, typical of the interior of a continent
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It's plants like this, and Red Hot Poker, or kniphopia, that thoroughly enjoy this sort of Continental climate.
Enjoying a moderate continental climate, the vinegrowing conditions are ideal.
The more prized wines, though, emanate from Matelica, an isolated lake-bed in the foothills of the Apennines, which enjoys a more continental climate, and more pronounced day-to-night temperature variations.
He continues: Because the continental climate prevalent in the North Caspian Sea causes extremes of temperature in both summer and winter, accurate, real-time forecasting is a prerequisite to planning and carrying out day to day operations.
Tempranillo rules in the warm, continental climate of northern Spain, sometimes blended with a little Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano.
relief, results in a severe continental climate with large diurnal and seasonal variations in
Although both areas share the ferocious blast of the Mistral wind, the north enjoys a drier continental climate, with hot summers and cold winters.
Hungary has a continental climate with particularly hot summers contrasting with winters, when it gets dark early ( about 3.
The continental climate of cold winters and hot summers forced an immediate response.
n There are two climate zones; a temperate continental climate, locally also a mountainous climate prevails in the interior, whereas a pleasant Mediterranean climate prevails along the Adriatic coast, with an overwhelming number of sunny days, dry and hot summers, mild and humid winters.
This facade technology has several important advantages over other facade types in harsh environments where the continental climate dominates and great ranges of temperature are typical.
Russia's extreme continental climate causes the grain harvest to vary by up to 30% around the long-term average - twice as much as in Europe or North America - making it harder to plan ahead.

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