Semi-arid climate

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Regions wi semi-arid climates

A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate o a region that receives precipitation ablo potential evapotranspiration, but nae extremely. A mair precise definition is gien bi the Köppen climate classification that treats steppe climates (BSk an BSh) as intermediates atween desert climates (BW) an humid climates in ecological characteristics an agricultural potential. Semi-arid climates tend tae support short or scrubby vegetation, wi semi-arid auries uisually dominatit bi aither gresses or shrubs.