temperate rainy climate

temperate rainy climate

[′tem·prət ′rān·ē ‚klī·mət]
(climatology)
One of the major categories in W. Kippen's climatic classification; the coldest-month mean temperature is less than 64.4°F (18°C) and greater than 26.6°F (-3°C), and the warmest-month mean temperature is more than 50°F (10°C).
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This temperate rainy climate gives rises to lush forests, called temperate rainforests.