Temperate Zone

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Germany is entirely located in the temperate zone, with warm, humid summers and cold winters.
 An oceanic climate can be found in the country's western and northern parts, with moderate temperatures along the coast due to Gulf Stream's influence with a west-to-east transition from the maritime climate to the continental one. Unlike in the United States, extreme weather events are pretty rare.

Because Germany has different landscapes, the climate varies in different regions:

North German Lowland East and Southeast


Alpine mountains     

marine climate with rainy summers, warm winters and storm. continental climate with hotter summers and cold winters. mountain climate