Climate of the Tundra in Northern Canada
- The average rainfall is around 18 inches per year, maximum is 20 inches, and the minimum is 4.3 inches
- The average temperature is about -20 degrees fahrenheit, the maximum is around 65 degrees fahrenheit, and the minimum is -40 degrees fahrenheit
- The tundra doesn't really have seasons it's more of a very long winter with a short mild season that passes for summer
Net Primary Productivity
The latitude and of 65 degrees north. Compared to the other biomes on the Net Productivity Scale the Tundra is extremely low. It also takes up 22% of the earth's land mass. it also has the lowest percentage rainfall annually.
The Tundras soil is very poor in nutrients which is the reason for its low vegetation and their is also a layer of ice under the soil called permafrost which is frozen all year long that doesn't allow for deep rooted plants to grow