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  1. Desert climate

    Desert climate, also known as an arid climate, is a climate that does not meet the criteria to be classified as a polar climate, and in which precipitation is too low to sustain any vegetation at all, or at most a very scanty scrub. An area that features this climate usually experiences less than 250 mm per year of precipitation and in some years may experience no precipitation at all. In some instances, an area may experience more than 250 mm of precipitation annually, but is considered a desert climate because the region loses more water via evapotranspiration than falls as precipitation. There are usually two or three variations of a desert climate: a hot desert climate, a cold desert climate and, sometimes, a mild desert climate. Furthermore, to delineate "hot desert climates" from "cold desert climates", there are three widely used isotherms: either a mean annual temperature of 18°C, or a mean temperature of 0°C or -3°C in the coldest month, so that a location with a "BW" type climate with the appropriate temperature above whichever isotherm is being used is classified as "hot arid", and a location with the appropriate temperature below the given isotherm is classified as "cold arid".

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  1. Desert Climate

    A type of climate characterized by insufficient moisture to support appreciable plant life. It is a climate of extreme aridity, usually of extreme heat, and of negligible rainfall. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of desert climate in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

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    The numerical value of desert climate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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