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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.

Sweet Home Mine (Home Sweet Home Mine), Mount Bross, Alma District, Park Co., Colorado, USA
Rapid Creek, Dawson Mining District, Yukon, Canada
Nagar (Nagir), Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
Khibiny Massif, Murmanskaya Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Lovozero Massif, Murmanskaya Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Murunskii Massif, Chara and Tokko Rivers Confluence, Aldan Shield, Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia
Sunnyside Mine group (American Tunnel Mine; American Tunnel; Gold King Mine; Washington Mine; Belle Creole; Gold Prince; Brenneman Mine; Mogul Mine), Bonita Peak, Gladstone, Eureka District, San Juan Co., Colorado, USA
Malmberget, Gällivare, Lappland, Sweden
Konder alkaline-ultrabasic massif (Konder placers; Konder mine; Kondyor), Aldan shield, Ayan-Maya district, Khabarovskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Sponda Alp - Pizzo Forno, Chironico Valley, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin), Switzerland
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
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 District (Battle Mountain District; Red Cliff District), Eagle Co., Colorado, USA
Silver tunnel, Van Silver Property (Van Silver Mine; Van Silver Claims), Brandywine Creek, Vancouver Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Norway
Tur'inskii Mine (Turjinskii; Turginsk Mine), Tur'insk, Turya river, Krasnotur'insk (Bogolovsk; Krasnoturjinsk; Krasnoturyinsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia
Stillwater Complex, Nye, Stillwater Co., Montana, USA
Garpenberg Norra Mine (North), Garpenberg, Hedemora, Dalarna, Sweden
Bastnäs Mines, Riddarhyttan, Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden
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 District, Chaffee Co., Colorado, USA
Jakobsberg Mine, Jakobsberg ore field, Nordmark district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
Kovdor Massif, Murmanskaya Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Camp Bird Mine, Camp Bird, Sneffels District (Sneffels - Red Mountain District; Mount Sneffels District), Ouray, Ouray District, San Juan Mts, Ouray Co., Colorado, USA
Koashva Open Pit (Vostochnyi Mine), Koashva Mt, Khibiny Massif, Murmanskaya Oblast', Northern Region, Russia
Evje og Hornnes, Aust-Agder, Norway
Gaspé Copper mine (Gaspé mine; Copper Mountain mine; Needle Mountain mine), Murdochville, La Côte-de-Gaspé RCM, Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada
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