wet climate

wet climate

[′wet ′klī·mət]
(climatology)
A climate whose vegetation is of the rainforest type. Also known as rainforest climate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Our cool and wet climate means still whites are most likely going to be greenish with an accent on apple and gooseberry flavours.
Waterproof, reusable and cost effective, these polylatex covers are ideal for working in a wet climate. These shoe covers were chosen by the superintendents as they run larger than polypropylene (cloth) shoe covers, which make them easier to use over work boots.
Our visit coincided with the start of the dry season in southeast Tanzania, which has a Tropical Savannah wet climate. Crops were also maturing during this period, so that any impact of drought, and how farmers were coping, could be assessed.
Beers typically had a high oat content as barley proved difficult to grow in Ireland's wet climate and most would have been fairly strong.
Low soil water-holding capacity (SWHC) can compensate in a wet climate, while at least moderately high SWHC is preferable in dry climates.
However, due to our wet climate the UK has now been proudly located on the map as a prime location for regular moonbow formations.
"We're in a wet climate, and our screens' woven wire media kept blinding over, which led to a lot of carryover.
They are very fussy and tend to be relatively short-lived, especially in our cold, wet climate. A feed of diluted Tomorite may help - which I learned at a recent Gardener's Question Time from fellow panellist, Mike Thurlow.
The lake implies that Mars could still preserve some bodies of water shortly after the planet's wet climate era supposedly ended, explains Mohamed El Maarry (Bern University, Switzerland).
In a cycle that can be traced back through ancient pollen records, oaks are seen to be on the rise in the areas studied as they thrive in dry conditions, while pines are falling back, preferring a cool, wet climate instead.
Snowdonia's steep-sided valleys and wet climate have long been exploited for hydro-electricity.
This new hardy variety of blight-resistant tomato can be grown locally by gardeners, allotment holders and market gardeners even in our wet climate. They tick all the boxes for high quality, sustainable, low- input and locally grown food."