Climate of the Prairie in North America
Average Rainfall 17.2 in., Max 21.7 in., Min 12.6 in.
Average Temperature 40°F, Max 95°F, Min -25°F
This biome has two seasons, a growing season and a dormant season. This biome has hot summers and cold winters. And it is because of the cold winters that it has a dormant season because nothing can grow.
Net Primary Productivity
This Biome is found north of the Tropic of Cancer at 23.5° north and south of the Tropic of Capricorn at 23.5° south. Large abundance of inhabitants but medium-low biodiversity. Medium efficiency in relation to other biome's Net Primary Productivity data.
Extremely fertile soil due to deeply rooted grass that die due to cold winters and fires. Leaving nutrient rich organic matter to cycle and grow back again. And it's because of this fertility that the majority of the land is used for farming.
Invasive and Endangered