The polar climate is a type of Climat characterized by cold temperatures all the year which involves the existence of a Permafrost. The hottest month is always under the 10°C. This climate is characteristic of the coasts north of the America, the Europe and the Asia, as well as Greenland, Arctique and the Antarctic. It does not allow any agriculture.
Barrow in AlaskaLocated at the Northern of the Arctic Circle, the City of Barrow (Alaska) (coordinated: latitude 71°18' 1" NR, longitude 156°44' 9" O) has a polar climate. The winters are particularly cold and long and the summer season remains fresh, misty and short. Into summer, the ice is transformed into water puddle pools because the Permafrost makes the roadbases of the ground impermeable, which attracts many Moustique S. the Mois of July is hottest, with an average of 12°C (4° C the night), and which coldest is the Mois of February (- 25° with -32°C). The recorded absolute minimum is of -50°C. The wettest month is that of the August (24,1 mm of precipitations), driest being that of May (2,0 mm). The annual average is established with 73 Misters.
External bonds and documents
- Georges Viers, Elements of climatology , Paris, Nathan, 1990, ISBN 2091902676
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