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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Apart from this, they urged the residents of Quetta to plant as many trees as possible because the plantation is the only source to get rid of the threatening woe of climate change, heavy flood, Oxygen scarcity in the air, dry climate and many others.
New Delhi [India], Aug 31 (ANI): Extreme hot and dry climate conditions coupled with population explosion is likely to cause water and food scarcity for up to 250 million people residing near the Nile, the world's longest river, according to a study published in Earth's Future, a journal of the American Geophysical Union.
Make sure you put it somewhere frost free for winter in conditions similar to the dry climate of its natural habitat in North Africa, Asia and the Mediterranean.
According to experts, the work of an agricultural enterprise in the Central Asian zone, with a predominantly dry climate, is associated with special production risks.
'The effect of the phenomenon is not that felt by the farmers because here in the region, we are used to long dry climate. We already experienced six months dry season and six months wet season even before climate change so the farmers have already adapted to it.
'We need to be careful because this year's extra high temperatures, along with the especially dry climate, will make it easier to cause wildfires by accident when people burn waste in natural protected areas,' he said.
Under dry climate conditions this moisture is desireable, however under humid climate conditions this moisture must be removed from the indoor space.
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.
Since Iran suffers a dry climate, expansion of cooperation in water and electricity industry is of prime importance.
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."