Definition of continental climate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


continental climate

BrE BrE//ˌkɒntɪˌnentəl ˈklaɪmət//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːntɪˌnentəl ˈklaɪmət//
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a fairly dry pattern of weather with very hot summers and very cold winters, that is typical of the central regions of the US, Canada and Russia, for example Wordfinderarid, climate, continental climate, equatorial, frigid, harsh, humidity, rainfall, tropical, zone
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: continental climate