Climate of the Taiga in Siberia
Summary- The Siberian Taiga is a vast, Palearctic ecoregion that is dominated by large coniferous forests that make for a relatively stable environment. This region takes up 1,505,700 square miles, and is considered the "Heart of Siberia" as most typical Siberian species are represented here. Extremely cold temperatures matched with a harsh and unforgiving environment makes the Siberian Taiga one of the most dangerous environments in the world. Species living here have highly adapted to this environment in order to survive these harsh conditions.
Average Temperature- The average yearly temperature in the Siberian Taiga is below freezing, about 23 degrees Fahrenheit.
Average Rainfall- The Average precipitation is about 500 mm.
Net Primary Productivity
The Net Primary Productivity of the Siberian Taiga is on the lower end of the Net Primary Productivity scale, due to its close to polar environment and extremely cold temperatures year round.