Climate of a temperate deciduous forest?
Next to the rainforest the temperate deciduous forest gets the 2nd
most amount of rainfall per year. In the winter, precipitation is
in the form of sleet, snow, and hail. The average rainfall is 30 to
60 inches per year. The average temperature is 50 degrees F. In the
winter time, December through Febuary, snow covers the ground.
Winters can be well below zero. In the spring, March through May,
the sun is in the sky for longer periods time each day. Summers are
mild and average about 70 degrees F. Humidity in these forests is
high, from 60% to 80%. Large air masses from cold and warm areas
affect the climate.
The temperature of deciduous forests average 50 degrees. It
collects about 39 to 60 inches of rain in a year.