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Dry-summer subarctic climate

Köppen Code: Dsc
D : Cold (continental)
s : Dry summer
c : Cold summer


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Cold (continental), dry cold summer.

The coldest month averaging below 0 °C (32 °F) and 1–3 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
DsbWarm, dry-summer continental 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.

Washington Pass, Golden Horn Batholith, Okanogan Co., Washington, USA
Royal Development Mine (Red Mountain Mine; Royal Mine; St. Francis Mine; Trinity Mine; Trinity tunnel), Trinity, Chiwawa Mining District, Chelan Co., Washington, USA
Husky Mine, Elsa, Galena Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada
Chauvai (Chauvay) Sb-Hg Deposit, Osh Region, Kyrgyzstan
Ash Mountain, Tuya Range, Atlin Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Pine Creek Mine (Black Monster Mine; Snow Queen Mine; Pine Creek Tungsten Mine & mill; Pine Creek apt plant; Pine Creek custom mill), Scheelite, Bishop Mining District (Tungsten Hills Mining District), Inyo Co., California, USA
Fergana Valley, Osh Region, Kyrgyzstan
Grey Rock Mine, Truax Creek, Bridge River area, Lillooet Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Elsa Mine, Elsa, Galena Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada
Hector-Calumet mine (Calumet mine - Hector mine), Calumet, Galena Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada
Venus Mine, Windy Arm, Tagish Lake, Carcross, Whitehorse mining district, Yukon, Canada
Ruby Creek, Atlin Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Lucky Queen Mine, Keno Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada
Holden Mine (Howe Sound Mine; Irene Mine), Holden Village, Railroad Creek, Railroad Creek Mining District, Chelan Co., Washington, USA
Tombstone Mts, Dawson mining district, Yukon, Canada
Lapie River, St Cyr Range, Watson Lake mining district, Yukon, Canada
Grasshopper Mt, Tulameen River, Similkameen Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Daulton Mine, Windy Arm, Tagish Lake, Carcross, Whitehorse mining district, Yukon, Canada
Needlepoint Mtn, McDame area, Liard Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Stanley Basin, Stanley Basin Mining District, Custer Co., Idaho, USA
Avoca claim, Hat Creek, Bonaparte River, Lillooet Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Lillooet, Lillooet Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Bishop Mine (Bishop Silver-Cobalt Mines; Cobalt Mining Co. claims; Bishop Silver claims), Chocolate Peak, Inyo Co., California, USA
Crown Point Mine (Aurelia Crown Mine; Crown Power Mine), Railroad Creek, Railroad Creek Mining District, Chelan Co., Washington, USA
25 Mile Creek, Lake Chelan, Chelan Co., Washington, USA
 
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