Climates of Africa On the following slides, you will seeinformation about the climates found in Africa. Remember to write these notes into yourbinder/spiral. Don’t forget to title the page with the title of this presentation. You must have this completed and have taken the quiz on Google docs by the due date.
Climates in AfricaAfrica has a variety of climates.The continent has few mountain ranges to act asbarriersSeveral ocean currents help keep the climates stable
Climates in AfricaAverage African temperatures range from 94°F inEthiopia to 51°F in MoroccoAverage precipitation ranges from 404 inches inCameroon to 0.1 inches in the Sudan Sudan Cameroon
Climates in AfricaMediterranean Climates Found in the northwest and southwest regions of Africa Mild temperatures, wet winters and dry summers
Climates in AfricaRainforest Climates Found in the central part of Africa and Madagascar Average temperature is 80°F Average rainfall is 70 inches per year
Climates in AfricaSavanna Climates Found north and south of the rainforest area Hot region like a tropical rainforest Only receives major rainfall ½ of the year and dry season the other half
Climates in AfricaSteppe Climates Found farther away from the equator, both north and south Rainfall is about 15 inches per year Most the rain is received in one season
Climates in AfricaDesert Climates Africa has massive desert regions Sahara, Horn, Kalahari and Namib deserts Average rainfall is less than 10 inches per year Temperatures range from over 90°F in the summer to below freezing in the winter