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Animation of climate zone changes

The Köppen-Geiger climate classification scheme is used by geographers to categorize different climate zones by temperature and precipitation. By looking at how those are likely to change over time, scientists have created this animated map showing how those zones are likely to move as the climate gets warmer. In the Southeast we don’t see many changes except perhaps the southern tip of Florida. However, if you look at northern Canada and Asia and Tibet, much bigger changes are apparent.  You can watch the animated GIF at

You can read more about the classification scheme at