Climates of the Western Hemisphere


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Someone walking through a hot desert is walking through a:

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1. People who live in the Amazon live in a:

2. A person living in a type E climate is most likely residing in:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination quickly tests your knowledge of the climates of the Western Hemisphere. You will be asked to identify the type of climate present at different locations in this area of the world.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer the following questions to see what you know about:

  • Desert climates
  • Amazon climates
  • Climate types found in the Western Hemisphere

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the Koppen climate classification system to identify climate types that are and are not present in the Western Hemisphere
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the climate of San Francisco, California would be classified as
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what type of climate different areas of the West are classified as having

Additional Learning

Learn more about the weather and temperature patterns of this part of the world by reading the lesson titled Climates of the Western Hemisphere. It will expose you to information like:

  • The Prime Meridian and Anti Meridian
  • Canada's climate types
  • Common temperatures in different climates