Climatic province

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climatic province

A region of the earth's surface characterized by an essentially homogeneous climate.

A. Supan (1884) defined 34 different climatic provinces mainly by temperature and rainfall, partly by wind and orography.
Compare humidity province, temperature province.

Supan, A. 1884. Grundzüge der Physischen Erdkunde. Leipzig, . 129–134.