Humid Continental Climate: Definition, Maps & Facts


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Which of the following is typical of ALL humid continental climates?

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1. Which area of the United States is NOT an example of a humid continental climate?

2. Which letter in the Koppen classification system refers to the temperature of the hottest month?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the characteristics of a humid continental climate, and how are climates classified? These are among the topics you will need to know in order to successfully answer the questions in this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • A typical characteristic of all humid continental climates
  • Examples of humid continental climates in the United States
  • The letter in the classification system that refers to the temperature of the hottest month
  • A characteristic not seen in humid continental climates

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the characteristics of humid continental climates
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the climate classification system and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of humid continental climates in the U.S.
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to classify a climate based on given information

Additional Learning

To gain more insight, study the lesson, Humid Continental: Climate and Definition. It covers the following objectives:

  • Provide examples of humid continental climates around the world
  • Explain the system used to classify world climates
  • List and detail what each of the letters in the classification system represents
  • Use examples to convey how this classification system works