Fascinating climate map shows which countries have the same weather as Australia

Norman Woollons normanwoollons@gmail.com
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 21:59:22 PDT
I use the Köppen climate classification to find similar places.  I live in
a Csa (Mediterranean) climate.  Two websites explain it quite well,

There are still very large areas which appear to be the same, when in
reality they are not, but there is no system I have found which is perfect.

It is possible if you have an iPhone or iPad (not for Android) to use
Wunderground to compare between individual weather stations, which is much
more precise, but I haven't found anywhere that has done a project to link
the many individual world locations which share the same weather and


On 7 July 2016 at 03:05, Lee Poulsen <wpoulsen@pacbell.net> wrote:

> This article has a fascinating climate map of Australia (and Tasmania)
> where it maps different regions to similar climates on other continents. It
> even places a number of non-Australian cities on the map that correspond to
> the locations in Australia that have the same or similar climate as those
> cities have. I was surprised by a couple of them; I didn’t realize
> Adelaide’s climate was so similar to the California Bay Area’s or that
> Sydney’s climate was like that of Buenos Aires.
> It would be fun to see similar maps made for other continents or regions.
> For example, I still don’t have a good feel for what the climates in
> Central Asia and the eastern Middle East correspond to elsewhere,
> especially since there are a number of bulbs that come from that region.
> For example, I keep wondering why certain Tulipa species do so well in
> warmer regions like southern California and the U.S. South, while other
> Tulipa species do not.
> <
> http://dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3665579/…
> >
> --Lee Poulsen
> Pasadena, California, USA - USDA Zone 10a
> Latitude 34°N, Altitude 1150 ft/350 m
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