north temperate zone


Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to north temperate zone: temperature zone, Temperate regions

north temperate zone

[′nȯrth ′tem·prət ‚zōn]
(climatology)
That part of the earth between the Tropic of Cancer and the Arctic Circle.
References in periodicals archive ?
Once a sufficiently resolved molecular phylogeny is available, the source area, either south or north temperate zone, for paramo species is determined.
November brings a big increase in dull, gray clouds almost everywhere in the north temperate zone, after the crisp clarity of September and October.
If you live anywhere in the north temperate zone of Earth, there probably will come an evening this March that has something different in the air.
Still farther north is the North Temperate Zone (NTeZ).

Full browser ?