Climate Maps by Harcourt Achieve Inc

Climate Maps

A climate map tells about the kind of climate a certain area has. Climate is the kind of weather a place has over a long period of time. The climate map shows which places are rainy and which places are dry. It also tells which places are hot and which are cooler. Study the map below. The map key uses different kinds of shading to show the different climate types.

WORKSHEET & Sample PDF Activity

Sample PDF Activity


Use the map to answer the questions.

  1. What is the national capital of Turkey?
  2. What kind of climate does the land along Turkey’s two coasts have?
  3. What kind of climate is common around Mt. Ararat?
  4. What kind of winters does Ankara have?
  5. What kind of summers does Izmir have?
  6. What kind of climate do the mountainous regions have?

Climate Maps – Answer Key

  1. Ankara
  2. Mediterranean climate
  3. Steppe climate
  4. cold and dry
  5. hot and dry
  6. Mediterranean climate

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