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Monsoon-influenced hot-summer humid continental climate

Köppen Code: Dwa
D : Cold (continental)
w : Dry winter
a : Hot summer


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Cold (continental), dry winter, hot summer.

The coldest month averaging below 0 °C (32 °F), at least one month's average temperature above 22 °C (71.6 °F), and at least four months averaging above 10 °C (50 °F).

At least ten times as much rain in the wettest month of summer as in the driest month of winter (alternative definition is 70% or more of average annual precipitation is received in the warmest six months).

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
DscDry-summer subarctic 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.

Tae Hwa Mine (Taehwa Mine; Dae Hwa Mine; Taewha Mine; Tong Wha Mine; Tae Wha Mine), Neungam-ri (Neung Am-ri; Noungam-ri), Angseong-myeon, Chungju (Chung Won Kum; Chung-ju), North Chungcheong Province, South Korea
Hol Kol Mine (Holgol; Suan; Namjong), Suan-gun, North Hwanghae Province, North Korea
Unnamed Ni-Cu deposit, Malan river valley, Zunhua Co., Tangshan, Hebei, China
Saima U-REE deposit, Saima complex, Fengcheng Co., Dandong, Liaoning, China
Zhuanmiao Boron deposit, Kuandian Co., Dandong, Liaoning, China
Laihe Fe deposit, Qianshan District, Anshan, Liaoning, China
Pipe No. 50, Toudaogou (incl. Pipes No. 51; 68 & 74), Fuxian Kimberlite field, Wafangdian Co., Dalian, Liaodong Peninsula, Liaoning, China
Funan Au deposit (Bunan), Zhaoyuan Co., Yantai, Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province), Shandong, China
Rattlesnake Butte, Jackson Co., South Dakota, USA
Shuangfeng village, Xinglong Co., Chengde, Hebei, China
Yangjia Au deposit, Pinggu District, Beijing, China
Yanhe Mine, Ji Co., Tianjin, China
Xincheng Mine, Xincheng-Hexi ore field, Jiaojia-Xincheng Gold camp, Laizhou Co., Yantai, Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province), Shandong, China
Fushan Mine, Linglong Gold camp, Zhaoyuan Co., Yantai, Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province), Shandong, China
Lanshantou, Jiaonan Co., Qingdao, Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province), Shandong, China
Chungju deposit, Mt. Eorae, Joongwon-gun, Chungju (Chung Won Kum; Chung-ju), North Chungcheong Province, South Korea
Pianling, Xiuyan Co., Anshan, Liaoning, China
Taedong, South Pyongan Province, North Korea
Jiaojia Mine, Jiaojia-Xincheng Gold camp, Laizhou Co., Yantai, Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province), Shandong, China
Wolak Mine (Weolag Mine), Chungju (Chung Won Kum; Chung-ju), North Chungcheong Province, South Korea
Angseong-myeon, Chungju (Chung Won Kum; Chung-ju), North Chungcheong Province, South Korea
Bubsoo mine, South Korea
Haseong mine, South Korea
Xinglonggou, Beipiao Co., Chaoyang, Liaoning, China
Fuxian kimberlite field, Wafangdian Co., Dalian, Liaodong Peninsula, Liaoning, China
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