An official website of the United States government.

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Error message

Warning: Attempt to read property "lang" on string in SkosmosClient\Concept->getValueForLang() (line 430 of /app/drupal/agclass/vendor/dcameron/skosmos_client/src/Concept.php).

Concept Breadcrumbs

Preferred Term:

dry climates

Definition:
The most obvious climatic feature of this climate is that potential evaporation and transpiration exceed precipitation. These climates extend from 20°-35° North and South of the equator and in large continental regions of the mid-latitudes often surrounded by mountains.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
NALT Core
Broader Concept:
Narrower Concepts:
Entry Terms:
  • dry zones
  • arid and semiarid climates
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/333526
Download this Concept:
RDF/XMLCreated 2019-09-04, last modified 2019-11-25