taiga climate

taiga climate

[′tī·gə ‚klī·mət]
(climatology)
In general, a climate which produces taiga vegetation, that is, too cold for prolific tree growth but milder than the tundra climate and moist enough to promote appreciable vegetation. Also known as subarctic climate.
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