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Arid climate

Definition (

Desert climate, also known as an arid climate, is a climate that does not meet the criteria to be classified as a polar climate, and in which precipitation is too low to sustain any vegetation at all, or at most a very scanty scrub. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

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N/AArid soils
Semiarid climate

This term is used for the following terms: 
Desert climate
Dry climate

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