subhumid climate

subhumid climate

[¦səb′hyü·məd ′klī·mat]
(climatology)
A humidity province based on its typical vegetation. Also known as grassland climate; prairie climate.
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26"E) is an orchard located in a forest scrub characterized by a mesomediterranean climate with long dry season, which is considered subhumid climate, whose dry period according to the diagram ombrothermic of Gaussen [5] extends over four months (June-October).
Highlands are variously covered with oak, pine and mixed oak-pine forests or chaparral and have a generally temperate subhumid climate, with a cool summer.
It is distinguished by its warm subhumid climate, with rains in both summer and winter.
A subhumid climate around a lake with surrounding riparian and open woodland communities would seem ideal for a much more diverse local herpetofauna than was actually recovered.
Average crop coefficients (Kc ini , Kc mid and Kc end) and mean maximum plant heights for non stressed, well-managed crops in subhumid climates (RHmin= 45%, and U2 =2 m/s) for use with the FAO Penman-Monteith ETo are given in Table-2.
Climate in northern and southern low plains is semidry and it is dry in the high plains; however, semi-calid, subhumid climates occur in the central low plains and temperate-subhumid climates characterize the mountains (Garcia, 1973; Secretariia de Programacion y Presupuesto, 1986).
2) Chernozemic, typically occurring in the cool, subarid to subhumid climates of central Canada;
0], the driest of the subhumid climates (Garcia, 1988).