Tundra Annual Duration Statistics

The annual duration of tundra ranges from 30 to 60 days.

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"The Siberian Tundra endures the shortest growing season among all tundras, lasting only 50-60 days."

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"The summer temperature in the Arctic tundra typically ranges from 3 to 12 degrees Celsius annually."

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"Tundras cover about 20% of the Earth's land surface."

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"Despite the cold temperatures, approximately 1,700 species of plants live in the Arctic tundra."

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"The Alaskan tundra hosts over 400 types of plants, and summer temperatures from 3 to 12 degrees Celsius."

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"The precipitation in tundra biome ranges from 15 to 25 cm annually."

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"According to NASA, Arctic tundra temperatures have increased by 1.5 degrees Celsius over the past 30 years."

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"Tundras around the world sequester 14 percent of the world's total carbon."

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"There is typically very little annual variation in the sunlight that tundras receive due to their high latitude."

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"Tundras provide habitat for around 48 species of terrestrial mammal."

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"The summer in the Arctic tundra lasts for about 50-60 days and does not get any dark nights."

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"The average wind speed in the tundra biomes is 12 to 30 mph."

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"Active layer depth, the layer of ground that is subject to annual thawing and freezing in areas with permafrost, in Alaskan tundra ranges from less than half a meter to more than 2 meters."

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"The Arctic Tundra in Canada’s Northern Frontier spans around 2.6 million sq. km."

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"The population of the Arctic Tundra biome, including indigenous and non-indigenous, is around four million people."

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"The Arctic tundra annual precipitation including meltwater from snow is 15 to 25 cm."

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"The mean annual air temperature in the Arctic tundra biome is -10 to -20 degrees Celsius."

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