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Subarctic climate

Köppen Code: Dfc
D : Cold (continental)
f : Without dry season
c : Cold summer


View Index of Climate Classification Types

Cold (continental) without dry season, cold summer.

The coldest month averaging below 0 °C (32 °F) and 1–3 months averaging above 10 °C (50 °F).

No significant precipitation difference between seasons.

Related climatic classifications
DfaHot-summer humid continental climate
DfbWarm-summer humid continental climate
DfdExtremely cold subarctic climate
DsaHot, dry-summer continental climate
DsbWarm, dry-summer continental climate
DscDry-summer subarctic climate
DwaMonsoon-influenced hot-summer humid continental climate
DwbMonsoon-influenced warm-summer humid continental climate
DwcMonsoon-influenced subarctic climate
DwdMonsoon-influenced extremely cold subarctic climate


A selection of mineral localities found in this climate zone.

Eagle Mine (New Jersey Zinc Eagle Mine; Gilman Mine; Wilkesbarre shaft; Newhouse tunnel; Little Chief Mine; Iron Mask Mine; Belden Mine; Black Iron Mine), Gilman, Gilman Mining District (Battle Mountain Mining District; Red Cliff Mining District), Eagle Co., Colorado, USA
Calumet Mine (Calumet; Calumet No. 2; Hecla; Hecla No. 2; Calumet Iron Mine; Calumet-Hecla-Smithville Magnetite deposit; Patented Placer claims: Calumet; Hecla-Williamson; Smithville No. 2; CF&I Company Mine), Turret Mining District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
Crystal Peak area, Park Co., Colorado, USA
Martin Lake mine, Beaverlodge Lake area, Saskatchewan, Canada
British Columbia Molybdenum Ltd. Mine, Patsy Creek, Kitsault, Alice Arm, Skeena Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Kudriavy volcano (Kudryavyi), Iturup Island, Kuril Islands (Kurile Islands), Sakhalin Oblast, Russia
Afrikanda complex, Murmansk Oblast, Russia
Eagle Claims U-Cu-Se occurrence (Hal Lake occurrence), Beaverlodge Lake area, Saskatchewan, Canada
Fox Gulch (Fox Gulch Platinum placer), Salmon River - Red Mountain District, Goodnews Bay, Bethel Census Area, Alaska, USA
Rasvumchorr Mt, Khibiny Massif, Murmansk Oblast, Russia
Koberg Zinc Mine, Gåsgruvan ore field, Persberg ore district, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Eldorado Mining & Refining Ltd. mines, Beaverlodge Lake area, Saskatchewan, Canada
Yellow Lake, Olalla, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Hudson Bay Mine (H.B. Mine), Salmo, Nelson Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Howardsville, Animas Mining District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
Placer Deposits, Tulameen River, Similkameen Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Nickel Plate Mine, Hedley, Osoyoos Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Alakurtti pegmatite, Northern Karelia, Murmansk Oblast, Russia
Alice Glory Hole, Alice Mine, Alice Mining District (Yankee Mining District; Lincoln Mining District), Clear Creek Co., Colorado, USA
Muonionalusta meteorite, Kitkiöjärvi, Pajala, Norrbotten County, Sweden
Niobec mine, Saint-Honoré carbonatite complex, Saint-Honoré, Le Fjord-du-Saguenay RCM, Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Québec, Canada
Mangruvan, Nyberget ore field, Lindesberg, Örebro County, Sweden
Alaska Mine, Poughkeepsie Gulch, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
Greens Creek (Big Sore Mine), Admiralty Mining District, Juneau, Alaska, USA
Black Cloud Mine (Resurrection Mine 0080650339; Yak Tunnel; Leadville Unit; Irene Shaft), Iowa Gulch, Leadville, Lake Co., Colorado, USA
 
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