World Maps of Köppen-Geiger climate classification

World Map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification updated

Map for the United States of America


Description

Due to serveral requests we provide also a climate map for the United States of America, an enlargement of the world map, and futher a map with the main climate class for each US county. The latter can also be downloaded as data file. The maps are in Albers equal-area conic projection.

Citation

Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263. DOI: 10.1127/0941-2948/2006/0130.

Maps



Download this map as gif-image or as pdf-file



Download this map as gif-image or as pdf-file

Data

The underlying data of the here presented Köppen-Geiger climate classification are available for use in scientific research and can be obtained by following this link:

   KoeppenGeiger.UScounty.txt

The file consits of the state name (STATE), county name (COUNTY), the fips code (FIPS), the Köppen-Geiger climate class (CLS), and the proportion in percent (PROP).


The maps and the data file were created by Katharina Brugger, 2012.