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Warm-temperate climate

Index plants

Chinquapins (Castanopsis sp.), Oaks (Quercus sp.)

Averate temperature

Warmer average temperature under the conditon of the lowest temperature in the coldest month is more than -3 °C (27 °F) and less than 18 °C (64 °F)

North/South altitude

Southern part of 35 - 66.5 ° latitude


Four seasons in a year. Climax forest is composed of evergreen broad-leaved trees but deciduous broad-leaved trees are dominant in colline zones by anthropogenic disturbances.


Distribution of warm-temperate climate in modern Japan. It distributes along the coastal area at the central Honshu island by the influence of warm sea currents.

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