Climate of the Steppe
Average Rainfall: 10-30 inches per year however can get up to 4-5 inches in May, June and August
Average Temperature: can get up to 104 during the summer and as cold as -40 degrees in the winter
Net Primary Productivity
Steppe would be a mixture of savanna and temperate grasslands. Steppe has a low productivity rate, however, does consist of a large amount of earth's land surface. Despite having a large rainfall and cold winters the ecosystem does not get snow
Soil Quality: The soil quality is poor and farmers would have a difficult time cultivating the land due to harsh weather and strong winds. These strong winds don't let many plants grow tall.
Invasive and Endangered