Climate of the Boreal Forest in Canada
- Average Rainfall Per Year: Min: 12" Max: 33"
- Winter Climate Average: Min: -65" Max: 30"
- Summer Climate Average: Min: 30" Max: 70"
Seasons: The Boreal Forest has a short, warm summer and a long, cold winter. It mostly rains during the warm summer months
Net Primary Productivity
Net primary productivity is kilocalories/ square meters/ year. The net primary productivity for the boreal forest is 3500. It is lower then the Tropical Rainforest (9000), Estuary (9000), Swamps and Marshes (9000), and Deciduous Temperate Forest (6000). It has a higher net primary productivity than the Savanna (3000), Temperate Grasslands (2000), Polar Tundra (600), and the Desert (<200). The latitude the Boreal Forest is most typically found at is between 50 and 60 degrees North. The Boreal Forest is very diverse it includes numerous coniferous and deciduous trees, shrubs, grasses, and fungi. Also it has small and large mammals. Host a lively and breeding ground for billions of birds. The biodiversity in the Boreal Forest is considered a global significance.
Invasive and endangered species