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Warm-summer Mediterranean climate

Köppen Code: Csb
C : Temperate
s : Dry summer
b : Warm summer


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Temperate, dry warm summer

The coldest month averaging above 0 °C (32 °F), all months with average temperatures below 22 °C (71.6 °F), and at least four months averaging above 10 °C (50 °F).

At least three times as much precipitation in the wettest month of winter as in the driest month of summer, and driest month of summer receives less than 30 mm (1.2 in).

Related climatic classifications
CfaHumid subtropical climate
CfbTemperate oceanic climate
CfcSubpolar oceanic climate
CsaHot-summer Mediterranean climate
CscCool-summer Mediterranean climate
CwaMonsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate
CwbSubtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters
CwcCold subtropical highland climate or subpolar oceanic climate with dry winters


A selection of mineral localities found in this climate zone.

San Jose Mine, East Foothills, Black Wonder Mining District, Santa Clara Co., California, USA
Upper dumps, Alto das Quelhas do Gestoso Mine, Gestoso, Manhouce, São Pedro do Sul, Viseu, Portugal
Cape San Martin prospect (Jade Cove prospect), Jade Cove, Cape San Martin, Plaskett, Los Burros Mining District, Santa Lucia Mts (Santa Lucia Range), Monterey Co., California, USA
Opal Butte, Morrow Co., Oregon, USA
Lemolo Lake, Douglas Co., Oregon, USA
New Idria Mine (New Idria group; New Hope vein), Idria (New Idria), New Idria Mining District, San Benito Co., California, USA
Ritter Hot Springs, Ritter, Grant Co., Oregon, USA
Devils Backbone, North Fork John Day River, Grant Co., Oregon, USA
The Geysers, West Mayacmas Mining District, Sonoma Co., California, USA
Laytonville Quarry (Longvale; Longvale Quarry), Laytonville, Coastal Range, Mendocino Co., California, USA
Josephine Creek placers, Josephine Creek Mining District, Josephine Co., Oregon, USA
Denny Mountain, King Co., Washington, USA
Barroca Grande Mine, São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Portugal
Advance Mine (Zaca Mine; Zaca group; North Advance Mine; Collosus Mine; Colorado No. 2 Mine; Tarshish Mine), Colorado Hill, Loope (Monitor; Loopeville), Monitor - Mogul Mining District, Alpine Co., California, USA
Morenci, Copper Mountain Mining District (Clifton-Morenci Mining District), Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Reward Mine (Brown Monster Mine; Ruth; Hirsch and Telescope group; Brown Monster-Reward; Graham-Jones; Eclipse; Golden West claims; Hidden Treasure group; F. D. Roosevelt claims), Reward, Russ Mining District, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA
Garnet Hill Mine (Rheona claim), Garnet Hill, Calaveras Co., California, USA
Hansen Creek Crystal area, Hansen Creek, North Bend, King Co., Washington, USA
Neer Road, Goble, Columbia Co., Oregon, USA
Borax Lake (Big Borax Lake), Clear Lake Oaks, Sulphur Creek Mining District (Sulfur Creek Mining District; Wilbur Springs Mining District), Lake Co., California, USA
Cape Lookout Quarry, Tillamook Co., Oregon, USA
Redington Mine (Boston Mine; Knoxville Mine; Excellsior Mine), Knoxville, Knoxville Mining District, Napa Co., California, USA
Sulphur Bank Mine (Sulfur Bank Mine; Sulphur Bank deposits), Clear Lake Oaks, Sulphur Creek Mining District (Sulfur Creek Mining District; Wilbur Springs Mining District), Lake Co., California, USA
Burnt Cabin Creek, Spray, Wheeler Co., Oregon, USA
Trumbull Peak Ba-silicate deposit, Trumbull Peak, Clearing House, Clearing House Mining District, East Belt, Mariposa Co., California, USA
 
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