dry climate

dry climate

[¦drī ′klī·mət]
(climatology)
In W. Köppen's climatic classification, the major category which includes steppe climate and desert climate, defined strictly by the amount of annual precipitation as a function of seasonal distribution and of annual temperature.
In C. W. Thornwaite's climatic classification, any climate type in which the seasonal water surplus does not counteract seasonal water deficiency, and having a moisture index of less than zero; included are the dry subhumid, semiarid, and arid climates.
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Al-Shaheed is the largest urban park in Kuwait that represents at a prime example of how to meet the challenges of hot and dry climate by using appropriate Green Roof systems, said Al-Fouzan.
Located 250 km from Cairo and stretching one1 kilometers along thealong Guolf of Suez, the location of Oyun Musa is blessed withwith a dry climate and golden sands.
Metro Manila and adjacent provinces are 'in a much better position' this summer in terms of water supply compared to last year when dry climate and the El Nino weather phenomenon prevailed.
Objective: To determine the frequencies of nasal itching, epistaxis, dry/chapped lips and xerosis of skin among Pakistani peacekeepers exposed to the dry climate of Nyala, Sudan.
The downside of evaporation ponds is that you need a lot of available space and a relatively warm, dry climate.
Iloilo City - State weather bureau Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the El Nino or dry climate phenomenon will weaken in Western Visayas starting this February.
He arrived in Edmonton in 1952, remarking at the time that "the dry climate here is one of the best for guitar making.
Despite the dry climate, the heavy rains on the rock slopes result in floods in some cases, which cause loss of huge quantities of water in the sea or the desert.
On the basis of a dry climate and marginal natural resource endowments nomadic animal husbandry (pastoralism) is the traditional way of life of the majority population of the two districts.
The sunny, warm and dry climate provides ideal conditions for winemaking and dry, spicy styles such as Cave de Beblenheim Grafeneben Riesling 2010, Alsace, France (PS9.
Iran continues to have struggles with droughts and dry climate.
Analyzing the features of Iranian vernacular architecture in hot and dry climate (Kashan city).