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.

You can get a color legend for the climate classification.

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.

Create Climate Maps

January Temperatures Number of Warm Months Warmest month

 

Climate Stations (n=2441)
CLASSn
Af80
Am104
Aw309
BSh93
BSk116
BWh148
BWk49
Cfa389
Cfb255
Cfc11
Csa111
Csb40
Cwa84
Cwb21
Dfa54
Dfb268
Dfc172
Dfd7
Dsa2
Dsb2
Dwa11
Dwb10
Dwc23
EF1
ET81

Set geography options.

Create climograph for station not in the data base.


MICRODEM Koppen Classification 


last revised 10/5/2012