In some regions, it is not at all unusual for many years to pass without a single drop of rain falling, as shown by the climogram for Antofagasta.
2], on the India-Pakistan border, is characterized by enormous sand dunes; as shown by the climograms for Bikaner, the Thar Desert is very moist, with average annual rainfall of 4-20 in (100-500 mm), though strong winds, high temperatures--the annual average temperature in Bikaner is 79[degrees]F (26[degrees]C)--and the shortage of water all make it inhospitable.
115 The global distribution of high mountain, and climograms
of eight mountain localities, representing different climatic situations (in the climogram
for Cuzco the year runs from July to June to make comparison with the sites in the northern hemisphere easier).