Köppen-Geiger World Climate Classification

90° 180° 150° 120° 90° 60° 30° 0° 30° 60° 90° 120° 150° 180°
ET Dsc EF ET ET Dfc Dsb Dfb Cfb ET

Arctic Circle
Dfc Dfb Dfb Dfa BWk Csa BSk BWh BWh BWh

Dfd

60°

Dfc

Dwd

Dfc

ET

Dwc BSk BWk Dwb Cwa Aw BSh

Dwb Dwa

Csb

BSk

Dfa Cfa

BSk

30°

BWh

BSh

Cwa Cfa

Tropic of Cancer
Cwb Aw

Aw

Am

BSh Aw Aw BWh

Equator
Af Am Af BSh Aw Cwb Cwb

Af

Af Af Aw Cwa Aw BSh BWh Cfa BSk Cfb

Tropic of Capricorn
30°
BWh Cfa

BSh BWh BWk

BWk

60°

Antarctic Circle

This new global map of climate using the Köppen-Geiger system of classification is based on a large global data set of long-term monthly precipitation and temperature station time series.
Source Information: Peel, M, Finlayson, B., and T. McMahon (2007). Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 1633-1644. www.hydrol-earth-syst-sci.net/11/1633/2007

EF

90°

TROPICAL Af Am Aw

ARID

BWh BWk BSh BSk

Csa Csb Csc

TEMPERATE Cwa Cwb Cwc

Cfa Cfb Cfc

Dsa Dsb Dsc Dsd

COLD

Dwa Dwb Dwc Dwd

Dfa Dfb Dfc Dfd

POLAR

ET EF ETH/EFH

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Prepared by Douglas Norgord

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