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Temperate or Mild Climate  

Some of the best weather in the world is found in areas with a temperate or mild climate. These areas are usually mid-way between the equator and the poles. They’re often found near a warm ocean or sea. You might have heard of a Mediterranean climate. Areas around the Mediterranean Ocean, such as Greece, southern France, Spain and the Middle East enjoy a Mediterranean climate. They have warm, dry summers and short, rainy winters.

Geography Fun Facts for Kids All about Temperate or Mild Climate - Area Near the Ocean with Temperate Climate image

Geography Fun Facts for Kids All about Temperate or Mild Climate – Area Near the Ocean with Temperate Climate image

Another type of temperate climate is the humid subtropical climate. Typically found on the east coast of a continent, this type of climate features wet, hot summers and cold winters. In the United States, Georgia has a humid subtropical climate. Hurricanes are common. These areas get moisture in both the summer and winter, averaging about 50 to 60 inches annually.

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If you’ve ever visited San Francisco or Seattle, you’ve experienced a marine west coast climate. Areas with this climate have wet, rainy winters and cool summers.

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All About Temperate or Mild Climates Fun Earth Science Facts for Kids – Garden Flourishing in Temperate Climate image

Fun Facts about Temperate or Mild Climate for Kids

  • Gardens flourish in temperate climates. Here, you can grow lemons, oranges, olives and avocados.
  • If you live in a temperate climate, you probably won’t need snow boots or a snow coat. You might need galoshes and a raincoat, though. Don’t forget your umbrella.
  • San Francisco and Seattle are known for their cloudy, foggy weather.
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All about Temperate or Mild Climates Fun Science Facts for Kids – Foggy Weather of Temperate Climate Areas image

Temperate or Mild Climate Vocabulary

  1. Equator: an imaginary line that runs around the middle of the Earth
  2. Poles: top and bottom of the Earth
  3. Hurricane: wet, tropical storm
  4. Galoshes: rain boots

All About Temperate or Mild Climate Video for Kids

Here’s a great video for kids on temperate or mild climate:

A video documentary about places with temperate or mild climates.

Temperate or Mild Climate Q&A

Question: What areas of the U.S. have a temperate climate?

Answer: Areas in the Pacific Northwest, such as northern California, Washington and Oregon, have a marine west coast climate. Areas along the east coast, including Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Georgia, and North and South Carolina, have a humid subtropical climate.

 

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