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CLIMATIC CLASSIFICATION OF INDIA

Climatic Classification with respect to India is discussed in the following video by Dr. Manishika Jain.The three climatic classifications explained in this video are - 1. Koppen's Classification2. Stamp & Kendrew Classification3. R.L. Singh's Classification

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Amw

  • Monsoon type with short dry winter season

  • Western coastal region, south of Mumbai

  • Rainfall over 300 cm

As

  • Monsoon type with dry season in high sun period

  • Coromandel coast and adjoining areas of Andhra Pradesh

  • Rainfall 75 – 100 cm

Aw

  • Tropical Savanah type

  • Most parts of the peninsular plateau barring Coromandel and Malabar coastal strips

  • 75 cm

BShw

  • Semi-arid Steppe type

  • Some rain shadow areas of Western Ghats, large part of Rajasthan and contiguous areas of Haryana and Gujarat

  • Rainfall 12 to 25 cm

BWhw

  • Hot desert type

  • Most of western Rajasthan

  • Rainfall less than 12 cm

Cwg

  • Monsoon type with dry winters

  • Most parts of the Ganga Plain, eastern Rajasthan, Assam and in Malwa Plateau

  • Rainfall 100 – 200 cm

Dfc

  • Cold, Humid winters type with shorter summer

  • Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and parts of Assam

  • Rainfall ~200 cm

Et

  • Tundra Type

  • Mountain areas of Uttarakhand

  • The average temperature varies from 0 to 10°C

  • Rainfall varies from year to year.

E

  • Polar Type

  • Higher areas of Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh

  • Temperature of the warmest month varies from 0° to 10°C

  • Precipitation occurs in the form of snow

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