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Finding Climate Similarity

William James

Joined: Sep 22, 2010
Posts: 952
Location: Northern Italy
An interesting resource people might enjoy.

There's also this, but not very interactive:

Tyler Ludens

Joined: Jun 25, 2010
Posts: 5729
Location: Central Texas USA Latitude 30 Zone 8
Way off on precipitation.....

Idle dreamer

Brenda Groth

Joined: Feb 01, 2009
Posts: 4433
Location: North Central Michigan
interesting, mostly farther north in Europe than I would have predicted, like russia, belaruse, india, china, japan, latvia, etc.


Bloom where you are planted.
William James

Joined: Sep 22, 2010
Posts: 952
Location: Northern Italy
I found out that my home (milano linate) is decidedly Zone 6 Buttercup.
That helps.
Leila Rich

Joined: May 24, 2010
Posts: 3999
Location: Wellington, New Zealand. Temperate, coastal, sandy, windy,
Am I just being a twit or do I need to be from the US to make a climate comparison?
I set off across the sea but never seemed to get anywhere!
Hang on, William's in Italy, so I'm back to "I'm a twit"...
Rose Pinder

Joined: Nov 18, 2011
Posts: 388
Location: Otago, New Zealand
Leila, if you zoom out, you will get a map of the Pacific and can then move NZ to the centre and zoom in again.

I'm not sure what to make of it though. It says Christchurch and Hokitika have a very similar climate (they don't). Are they just going on average temperatures.
I agree. Here's the link:
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