Koppen Climate Classification
Use map toolbar icon and "Koppen climate stations" option from the popup. This requires c:\mapdata\database\climate.dbf which will download automatically if you do not have it.
|Map showing locations of WMO stations with climate data,
color coded by major Koppen classification
You will also have a Table display window with the data for the climate stations. You can perform various operations with it. Note that this table has the elevations of each station. If you Double clicking on record (station) in data base, you can get its Climograph. The option for Record display can rapidly cycle through a number of climographs.
The following buttons on the map toolbar will be particularly useful:
File, legend, Koppen legend will get you a legend with either just the categories or the categories and a descriptive name.
|January Temperatures||Number of Warm Months||Warmest month|
Climate Stations (n=2441)
Set geography options.
Create climograph for station not in the data base.
MICRODEM Koppen Classification
last revised 10/5/2012