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What climate is coniferous forest?

Temperate coniferous forests are found in areas with temperate weather: plenty of rainfall, cool winters, and warm summers. Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests are found in areas with tropical latitudes, making their climates more humid.

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Correspondingly, what is the climate like in coniferous forest?

Climate. The Coniferous forest biome has a very distinctive climate with four well-defined seasons, consistent temperatures and steady precipitation. The temperature during these months can range from -15° to 0° and the precipitation levels are quite low during winter. Coniferous forests have warm, humid summers.

Also, what is the coniferous climatic region known as? Coniferous forest, vegetation composed primarily of cone-bearing needle-leaved or scale-leaved evergreen trees, found in areas that have long winters and moderate to high annual precipitation. The northern Eurasian coniferous forest is called the taiga, or the boreal forest.

Subsequently, question is, where is a coniferous forest?

The coniferous forest biome is found in the northern parts of Asia, Europe, and North America. The coniferous forest biome makes up one-third of the world's forests. Most of the trees in coniferous forests are conifers. Instead of growing leaves and flowers, conifers grow needles and cones.

Are coniferous forests cold?

Another type, temperate coniferous forests, grows in lower latitudes of North America, Europe, and Asia, in the high elevations of mountains. In the northern boreal forests, the winters are long, cold and dry, while the short summers are moderately warm and moist.

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