The average precipitation is around 16 inches per year. The minimum precipitation yearly is roughly 3 inches, while the maximum can be up to 80 inches per year.
The Himalayas climate ranges varies depending on location as well as elevation. Climates ranges from subtropical in the southern foothills, with average summer temperatures around 86 degrees Fahrenheit, and average winter temperatures around 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Conditions in the Middle Himalayan valleys average about 77 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer and more cooler winters. In the higher elevated areas of the Middle Himalayas range from 59-64 in the summer to below freezing in the winter.
The Himalayan mountains is known to have four seasons: Spring, Summer, Monsoon, and Winter. Monsoon is considered to be the wet season and lasts from June through September. Dry season lasts from January-February as well as November-December.
The Himalayan mountains compared to other biomes shares many of the same components. The biome is very diverse and the weather as well as temperature fluctuates depending on the different ecosystem and part of the Himalayas you are in. Mount Everest can experience temperatures as low as -36 degrees while others parts can be well over 80 degrees. It not only has dry seasons and monsoon seasons but it also has an in between season more similar to a spring season. The Latitude is 25N to 40N and the Longitude is 70E to 100E.
None of the Himalayas different types of soil are very fertile most types are in a class of infertile acidic soils which is not fit for growing. Other areas also include a variety of fragile soils with pine needles which would also deem as infertile. Some areas in the sub-mountain areas have clay mixed in which can be very fertile the land when talking about how fertile soil is. The soil is not typically used for farming considering most areas are infertile.
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