you ever asked yourself why some areas of the world are deserts and
others covered in ice and snow? Why do some countries have rainforests
full of life while others have different types of forest and wildlife?
It is climate that controls the type of environments, habitats, vegetation
and wildlife that surrounds us.
countries and environments around the world have varying climate and
weather conditions. You may have been on holiday to a country that
is much hotter than the United Kingdom. If you are going skiing it
is a good idea to visit a country with snowy mountains!
world can be divided into 4 main climatic zones depending on how hot,
cold and wet it is in an average year.
Equatorial or tropical zone
Arid sub-tropical zone