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Subzone/variant climate data

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Area – millions of ha
EL – lower elevation limit (m)
EU – upper elevation limit (m)
MAT – mean annual temperature (°C)
MWMT – mean warmest month temperature (°C)
MCMT – mean coldest month temperature (°C)
TD – differential between MWMT and MCMT
MAP – mean annual precipitation (mm)
MSP – mean summer precipitation (mm)
AHM – annual heat:moisture index
SMH – summer heat:moisture index

BEC unit
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
AT
16.86
-1.9
9.1
-12.5
21.6
1959
643
6
18
BG zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
xh1
0.06
276
869
7.7
19.2
-4.3
23.5
307
127
58
152
xh2
0.08
247
716
6.9
18.7
-6.0
24.8
268
125
64
152
xh3
0.03
314
741
5.2
16.9
-8.0
24.9
368
192
41
89
xw1
0.09
373
961
5.3
16.4
-6.5
22.9
352
155
44
109
xw2
0.06
409
1045
4.5
16.0
-8.5
24.5
392
214
37
75
mean
0.32
5.9
17.4
-6.7
24.1
337
163
49
115
BWBS zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
dk1
2.66
395
1219
-0.5
12.7
-15.0
27.7
455
220
22
60
dk2
1.41
445
1076
-1.8
13.8
-19.0
32.8
477
250
17
56
mw1
3.61
478
1042
0.9
14.7
-14.4
29.1
505
308
22
48
mw2
6.88
286
1064
-0.7
15.3
-18.1
33.4
496
327
19
47
vk
0.07
94
625
2.8
14.2
-10.0
24.2
1297
403
11
41
wk1
0.30
889
1246
2.3
14.1
-9.8
23.9
734
390
17
36
wk2
0.31
872
1215
0.5
13.7
-12.4
26.0
555
371
19
37
wk3
0.14
745
1235
-0.1
13.2
-12.9
26.1
587
398
17
33
mean
15.38
0.4
14.0
-14.0
27.9
638
333
18
45
CDF zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
mm
0.25
0
265
9.8
16.9
3.4
13.6
1038
198
20
89
CWH zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
dm
0.51
3
716
8.7
16.7
1.4
15.3
1864
408
10
42
ds1
0.27
11
1209
6.6
15.9
-2.7
18.6
1665
329
10
50
ds2
0.08
22
1221
4.0
13.7
-6.0
19.7
1181
262
13
57
mm1
0.15
106
795
7.8
16.2
0.9
15.3
2531
402
8
43
mm2
0.23
497
1106
6.9
15.3
0.4
14.9
3096
447
6
36
ms1
0.50
399
1359
4.1
14.0
-5.3
19.3
1941
411
8
36
ms2
0.13
0
694
6.1
14.3
-1.6
15.9
2157
511
8
29
vh1
0.47
0
647
8.6
14.4
3.7
10.6
2894
608
7
25
vh2
1.67
0
664
7.7
14.0
2.3
11.7
3254
859
6
17
vm
0.58
3
1088
4.8
13.7
-4.1
17.8
3017
737
5
20
vm1
2.00
3
741
7.8
14.8
1.7
13.1
2976
624
7
27
vm2
1.24
381
1155
6.5
14.8
-0.6
15.5
3416
733
5
22
vm3
0.07
349
1091
3.4
11.8
-4.4
16.2
3024
724
5
17
wh1
0.56
1
400
7.5
14.0
2.1
11.9
1878
473
10
31
wh2
0.08
201
624
6.4
13.2
1.1
12.1
2876
668
6
21
wm
0.34
4
953
4.5
13.6
-5.2
18.7
2087
604
8
25
ws1
0.25
7
774
5.2
14.9
-4.8
19.7
1452
357
11
43
ws2
0.67
198
1236
2.4
12.3
-7.8
20.1
1522
374
9
35
xm1
0.45
1
523
9.3
17.0
2.4
14.6
1427
285
14
62
xm2
0.50
13
742
8.3
16.1
1.5
14.6
2087
355
9
49
mean
11.00
6.5
14.6
-1.0
15.7
2256
494
9
37
ESSF zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
dc1
0.17
1414
2051
1.9
12.8
-8.3
21.1
808
341
15
38
dc2
0.24
1344
1952
2.1
12.7
-8.2
20.8
942
316
14
42
dk
1.04
1346
2231
0.7
12.4
-10.7
23.1
1061
401
11
32
dkp
0.18
2003
2815
-0.5
11.4
-11.8
23.2
1164
462
9
26
dv
0.11
1111
2097
0.9
10.7
-8.5
19.3
922
251
14
44
mc
1.14
923
1646
0.8
11.6
-10.4
22.0
845
307
13
39
mk
0.20
817
1662
1.0
10.8
-9.4
20.2
1500
381
8
30
mm
0.41
996
2093
0.3
11.4
-10.7
22.1
1183
499
9
24
mv1
0.20
1130
1707
0.8
11.1
-10.9
22.1
642
303
17
37
mv2
0.56
1044
1686
1.6
13.2
-9.6
22.8
877
430
13
31
mv3
1.17
1000
1596
0.5
12.0
-11.0
23.0
753
332
14
36
mv4
0.77
977
1682
-0.5
11.9
-12.2
24.0
602
345
16
35
mw
0.40
1020
1926
2.3
12.6
-7.4
20.0
1599
360
8
38
vc
0.34
1098
1990
0.6
11.8
-10.5
22.3
1598
500
7
24
vcp
0.15
1750
2317
-0.2
10.6
-10.9
21.5
1630
540
6
20
wc1
0.17
1300
1750
2.5
13.9
-8.4
22.3
1057
393
12
36
wc2
0.94
1222
2073
1.1
12.0
-9.9
21.8
1273
491
9
26
wc3
0.27
1356
1945
0.5
11.1
-10.1
21.2
1177
474
9
24
wc4
0.75
1353
2109
1.4
12.6
-9.1
21.8
1284
449
9
29
wcp
0.17
1824
2340
-0.1
11.2
-10.8
22.0
1659
561
6
20
wk1
0.64
1090
1862
1.3
11.8
-9.7
21.5
1032
457
11
26
wk2
1.18
1020
1724
1.0
12.7
-10.4
23.1
1310
478
9
27
wm
0.48
1376
2193
1.3
13.0
-10.0
23.0
1132
358
10
38
wmp
0.14
1917
2578
-0.2
12.2
-11.1
23.3
1352
433
7
29
wv
1.81
498
1679
0.1
11.5
-11.3
22.8
1066
366
10
33
xc
0.24
1446
2129
1.5
12.2
-8.2
20.4
794
304
15
41
xv1
0.31
1086
2106
-0.4
9.4
-10.8
20.3
845
246
12
40
xv2
0.14
1533
2080
-0.3
9.5
-10.3
19.8
726
267
14
36
mean
14.32
0.8
11.8
-10.0
21.8
1101
394
11
32
ICH zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
dk
0.04
813
1311
3.2
14.3
-9.0
23.3
680
282
20
51
dw
0.43
441
1372
5.5
17.0
-6.0
23.0
723
248
22
70
mc1
0.53
147
1207
3.2
13.9
-7.9
21.8
817
316
17
45
mc2
0.35
36
1125
3.9
14.6
-7.5
22.0
712
292
20
51
mk1
0.32
754
1601
3.7
15.0
-7.7
22.7
694
278
20
56
mk2
0.06
868
1511
4.0
15.2
-7.7
22.9
588
261
24
59
mk3
0.11
776
1293
2.9
13.9
-9.0
22.8
694
317
19
44
mm
0.10
742
1528
1.9
13.6
-10.1
23.7
769
307
16
45
mw1
0.14
752
1569
2.5
14.5
-10.1
24.6
790
249
16
62
mw2
1.13
350
1633
4.4
15.8
-7.2
23.0
832
309
18
53
mw3
0.49
349
1384
4.1
15.4
-7.9
23.3
775
315
19
51
vc
0.14
246
1049
2.5
13.5
-9.1
22.6
746
278
17
49
vk1
0.25
548
1443
2.1
13.5
-9.8
23.3
1175
362
11
39
vk2
0.11
623
1373
2.8
14.1
-9.7
23.8
885
378
15
38
wc
0.10
67
959
2.1
13.4
-10.6
24.0
848
288
15
47
wk1
0.56
543
1535
2.5
14.0
-9.3
23.3
1084
373
12
40
wk2
0.18
727
1280
2.9
14.0
-9.1
23.2
677
308
20
46
wk3
0.09
641
1322
3.0
14.2
-9.5
23.7
801
353
17
41
wk4
0.06
813
1289
2.4
13.2
-9.2
22.4
716
326
17
41
xw
0.05
430
1401
6.7
18.1
-5.0
23.2
569
196
30
94
mean
5.24
3.3
14.6
-8.6
23.1
779
302
18
51
IDF zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
dk1
0.57
886
1591
3.7
14.6
-7.1
21.7
462
193
30
77
dk2
0.35
634
1496
3.9
14.6
-7.0
21.7
601
203
24
74
dk3
0.93
786
1487
3.3
14.4
-8.9
23.2
451
230
30
63
dk4
0.40
900
1459
2.4
13.5
-9.9
23.4
378
206
34
67
dm1
0.17
545
1551
4.7
15.9
-6.4
22.3
506
208
30
78
dm2
0.31
747
1231
4.8
16.9
-8.1
25.1
474
212
32
81
dw
0.11
679
1361
1.7
11.9
-9.3
21.2
563
164
22
75
mw1
0.14
358
1342
5.2
16.5
-6.5
23.0
555
239
28
71
mw2
0.19
347
1298
5.5
16.9
-6.6
23.5
553
233
28
74
ww
0.13
129
1220
5.3
16.0
-5.6
21.6
916
194
18
86
xh1
0.25
345
1361
6.0
17.3
-5.7
23.0
442
183
37
96
xh2
0.27
376
1247
5.0
16.3
-6.9
23.2
422
196
36
85
xm
0.25
429
1254
3.8
15.1
-9.0
24.1
387
213
36
72
xw
0.07
639
1277
4.0
15.4
-8.4
23.8
336
169
42
92
mean
4.14
4.2
15.4
-7.5
22.9
503
203
31
78
MH zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
mm1
1.76
447
1539
3.5
12.4
-4.6
17.0
3657
819
4
18
mm2
1.28
584
1716
1.4
11.0
-8.4
19.4
1925
495
6
24
wh
0.19
232
1077
5.0
12.6
-1.6
14.2
4668
1123
3
11
mean
3.23
3.3
12.0
-4.9
16.9
3417
812
4
18
MS zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
dc1
0.05
977
1868
0.9
10.9
-9.3
20.2
759
200
15
55
dc2
0.04
1067
1966
-0.1
9.6
-10.2
19.8
752
215
14
47
dk
0.57
866
1638
2.7
14.5
-9.5
24.0
703
271
19
56
dm1
0.25
867
1739
3.2
14.2
-7.4
21.6
643
267
21
54
dm2
0.35
1105
1766
3.0
13.7
-7.5
21.3
656
245
21
57
dv
0.04
1325
1763
-0.2
9.9
-11.4
21.4
960
235
10
43
xk
0.55
1258
1881
2.5
13.2
-7.8
20.9
527
222
25
60
xv
0.89
1183
1740
0.3
10.8
-11.3
22.1
537
254
20
44
mean
2.74
1.5
12.1
-9.3
21.4
692
239
18
52
PP zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
dh1
0.01
502
1090
6.3
17.8
-5.7
23.4
530
217
31
83
dh2
0.07
744
1025
5.9
18.2
-7.1
25.2
418
197
38
92
xh1
0.11
341
1037
7.4
18.7
-4.4
23.2
352
151
50
126
xh2
0.14
163
1034
6.2
17.7
-6.2
23.9
348
133
47
138
mean
0.33
6.5
18.1
-5.9
23.9
412
175
42
110
SBPS zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
dc
0.43
833
1260
1.9
12.9
-10.6
23.5
504
262
24
49
mc
0.30
898
1250
1.7
12.4
-10.5
22.9
515
206
23
61
mk
0.58
871
1371
2.5
13.5
-9.4
22.8
540
270
23
50
xc
1.09
945
1536
1.5
12.3
-10.5
22.8
411
195
29
66
mean
2.40
1.9
12.8
-10.3
23.0
493
233
25
57
SBS zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
dh1
0.07
712
1278
2.5
14.1
-10.0
24.1
643
269
20
53
dh2
0.01
810
1269
0.7
12.3
-11.8
24.0
898
373
12
34
dk
1.24
506
1125
2.3
13.4
-10.3
23.8
509
219
25
62
dw1
0.39
605
1348
3.5
14.5
-8.9
23.5
577
277
24
53
dw2
0.43
634
1187
3.2
14.4
-9.3
23.7
550
272
24
54
dw3
0.89
634
1017
2.2
13.5
-10.3
23.8
610
267
21
52
mc1
0.04
1055
1444
2.0
12.7
-9.4
22.1
735
333
17
38
mc2
2.20
644
1344
1.8
12.9
-10.4
23.3
626
255
19
51
mc3
0.33
903
1268
1.5
12.2
-10.9
23.1
565
268
20
46
mh
0.11
453
785
4.6
16.1
-9.1
25.2
535
259
27
62
mk1
1.39
645
1166
2.0
13.7
-10.9
24.6
682
279
18
50
mk2
0.39
669
1076
1.9
14.5
-12.0
26.5
528
237
23
62
mm
0.07
988
1498
2.3
13.1
-9.1
22.2
695
316
18
42
mw
0.20
641
1155
3.0
14.0
-9.2
23.2
653
318
20
45
un
0.30
73
1358
2.1
13.3
-10.0
23.3
500
196
26
72
vk
0.46
615
1247
2.5
13.9
-9.9
23.8
949
373
13
38
wk1
0.85
607
1259
2.4
13.9
-10.4
24.3
825
339
15
41
wk2
0.47
671
1160
1.6
13.9
-11.3
25.1
701
309
17
46
wk3
0.47
688
1206
1.8
13.3
-10.8
24.2
605
266
20
51
mean
10.31
2.3
13.7
-10.2
23.9
652
286
20
50
SWB zone
Area
EL
EU
MAT
MWMT
MCMT
TD
MAP
MSP
AHM
SHM
dk
0.07
572
1257
-0.9
11.9
-13.6
25.5
1013
560
10
24
mk
3.01
823
1668
-1.5
11.4
-13.6
25.1
639
375
14
31
un
4.10
885
1712
-2.0
10.8
-14.9
25.7
613
283
13
39
vk
0.13
284
1088
0.4
12.6
-12.9
25.5
2502
908
6
19
mean
7.31
-1.0
11.7
-13.8
25.5
1192
532
11
28

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