continental climate

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a type of climate found in the centre of a large continent away from the sea, with long dry summers, very cold winters and not much rainfall

Aviation

  • noun the type of climate found in areas where there is no effect from the sea

Travel

  • noun a climate of hot dry summers and very cold winters

Wine

  • a climate with greater extremes of heat in summer and cold in winter than a maritime climate, where seasonal temperatures are more even
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