Climate classification

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Leslie Holdridge's Life Zone Classification system is essentially a climate classification scheme.

Climate classification is a way of categorizing the world's climates. A climate classification may correlate closely with a biome category, as climate is a major influence on life in a region. The most popular classification scheme is probably the Köppen climate classification scheme. [1]


Climate classification systems include:

Types of climate

See also


  1. ^ Wood, Eric F.; Berg, Alexis; Vergopolan, Noemi; McVicar, Tim R.; Zimmermann, Niklaus E.; Beck, Hylke E. (30 October 2018). "Present and future Köppen-Geiger climate classification maps at 1-km resolution". Scientific Data. 5: 180214. Bibcode: 2018NatSD...580214B. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2018.214. ISSN  2052-4463. PMC  6207062. PMID  30375988.