As rain climate a climate is called, occur in the relatively high precipitation throughout the year.
General Air - typing
The term " rainy climate" based on the classification of Köppen / Geiger, which belongs in today's climate geography in addition to the classification of Troll / puffing the standard of climate classification.
Köppen / Geiger distinguish five different climate zones:
- A: rain climate of the tropics
- B: Dry Air
- C: Warm Temperate Climate
- D: Cold Temperate Climate
- E: Cold Air
Innenrhalb climate zone A different Köppen / Geiger two types of climate:
- Af: always humid tropical rainforest climate
- Re: alternate moist savanna climate
- On: monsoon climate
Characteristics of rain climate
The rainy climate is characterized as humid climate with year-round rainfall and an average year-round positive climatic water balance (precipitation > evaporation), in which the rainfall in large part fallen.Die as rain mean temperature in the rainy climate of the tropics remains in all months above 18 ° C.
A special feature within the rain climate is the cloud forest climate ( Spanish also: Yungas - climate), in which the plants are supplied with water mainly from the fog and thus from the air.