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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">In W. K&ouml;ppen's 1936 [[climatic classification]], any type of [[climate]] that supports the  growth of trees. This includes the [[tropical rainy climates]], [[temperate rainy climates]], and [[snow-  forest climates]]. Excluded are the [[dry climates]] and [[polar climates]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Tree climates are separated from polar climates by the [[isotherm]] representing the warmest month  [[mean temperature]] of 10&deg;C (50&deg;F). They are separated from the dry climates by a certain value  of annual [[precipitation]] as a function of [[temperature]]. In this latter sense they are also known as  [[rainy climates]]. <br/>''See'' [[K&ouml;ppen&ndash;Supan line]], [[arctic tree line]].</div><br/> </div><div class="reference">K&ouml;ppen, W. P., and R. Geiger 1930&ndash;1939. Handbuch der Klimatologie. Berlin: Gebruder Borntraeger, 6 vols. </div><br/>  
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">In W. K&#x000f6;ppen's 1936 [[climatic classification]], any type of [[climate]] that supports the  growth of trees. This includes the [[tropical rainy climates]], [[temperate rainy climates]], and [[snow-  forest climates]]. Excluded are the [[dry climates]] and [[polar climates]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">Tree climates are separated from polar climates by the [[isotherm]] representing the warmest month  [[mean temperature]] of 10&#x000b0;C (50&#x000b0;F). They are separated from the dry climates by a certain value  of annual [[precipitation]] as a function of [[temperature]]. In this latter sense they are also known as  [[rainy climates]]. <br/>''See'' [[K&#x000f6;ppen&ndash;Supan line]], [[arctic tree line]].</div><br/> </div><div class="reference">K&#x000f6;ppen, W. P., and R. Geiger 1930&ndash;1939. Handbuch der Klimatologie. Berlin: Gebruder Borntraeger, 6 vols. </div><br/>  
 
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tree climate

In W. Köppen's 1936 climatic classification, any type of climate that supports the growth of trees. This includes the tropical rainy climates, temperate rainy climates, and snow- forest climates. Excluded are the dry climates and polar climates.

Tree climates are separated from polar climates by the isotherm representing the warmest month mean temperature of 10°C (50°F). They are separated from the dry climates by a certain value of annual precipitation as a function of temperature. In this latter sense they are also known as rainy climates.
See Köppen–Supan line, arctic tree line.

Köppen, W. P., and R. Geiger 1930–1939. Handbuch der Klimatologie. Berlin: Gebruder Borntraeger, 6 vols.


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