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Warm, dry-summer continental climate

Köppen Code: Dsb
D : Cold (continental)
s : Dry summer
b : Warm summer


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Cold (continental), dry warm summer.

The coldest month averaging below 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
DfaHot-summer humid continental climate
DfbWarm-summer humid continental climate
DfcSubarctic climate
DfdExtremely cold subarctic climate
DsaHot, 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.

Bessie G Mine, La Plata Mining District (California Mining District), La Plata Co., Colorado, USA
Standard Mine (Smuggler; Juniper; Grover Cleveland), Dixie Meadows flat, Prairie City, Quartzburg Mining District (Comer Mining District), Grant Co., Oregon, USA
Sears Creek, Wenatchee Ridge, Lake Wenatchee, Chelan Co., Washington, USA
Cleveland Mine (Santa Rita Mine), Adams Mountain, Deer Trail & Cedar Canyon Mining Districts, Huckleberry Range, Stevens Co., Washington, USA
Wells Fargo Mine, Huckleberry Mountain, Deer Trail & Cedar Canyon Mining Districts, Huckleberry Range, Stevens Co., Washington, USA
Crawfish Lake, Colville Indian Reservation, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
Wenatchee Ridge, Lake Wenatchee, Chelan Co., Washington, USA
Gemini Claim, Cashe Creek, San Poil District (Keller District), Colville Indian reservation, Ferry Co., Washington, USA
Nelson Ridge, Bumping Lake, Bumping Lake Mining District, Yakima Co., Washington, USA
Usk, Pend Oreille Co., Washington, USA
Loon Lake Copper Mine (Kemp-Komar Mine; Key West Mine), Valley, Loon Lake area, Stevens Co., Washington, USA
Daisy Mine (Daisy-Tempest Mine; Silver Mountain Mine), Kentry Ridge, Kettle Falls Mining District, Stevens Co., Washington, USA
Charity Vein Mine, Warren Mining District (Marshall Mining District), Idaho Co., Idaho, USA
Keller Claim (Keller Chrome Prospect), Keller, San Poil Mining District (Keller Mining District), Colville Indian Reservation, Ferry Co., Washington, USA
Addison Mine (Pacific Mutual Mine), Addison Group, Silver Creek, San Poil Mining District (Keller Mining District), Colville Indian Reservation, Ferry Co., Washington, USA
Tungsten King Mine, Blue Grouse Mountain, Deer Lake, Stevens Co., Washington, USA
American Graphite Mine, Disautel, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
Comstock Mine, Parrott City, La Plata Mining District (California Mining District), La Plata Co., Colorado, USA
South Baldy Mountain, Browns Lake, Usk, Pend Oreille Co., Washington, USA
Bead Lake, Pend Oreille Co., Washington, USA
Copper Boy Mine, Seven Devils Mining District, Adams Co., Idaho, USA
Antimony Bell Mine (Antimony Belle Mine), Hungry Mountain, Gold Creek, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
Loon Lake area, Stevens Co., Washington, USA
Read Mine (Read Iron Mine), Adams Mountain, Deer Trail Mining District, Deer Trail & Cedar Canyon Mining Districts, Huckleberry Range, Stevens Co., Washington, USA
Coolin, Kaniksu National Forest, Bonner Co., Idaho, USA
 
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