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What is the hydrologic cycle?

Sitting nearly in the middle of the vast North American continent, Madison has what is known as a continental climate.

Continental climates are characterized by large annual extremes in temperature and humidity as well as very distinct seasons. The continental nature of Madison’s climate is what makes a year’s worth of weather in Madison usually a lot more varied than a year’s worth in Seattle, for instance. Continue reading

Category: Meteorology, Seasons

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