geography- deserts

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First of all note that climate and temperature are NOT the same thing. Climate means the average weather over several years.

Temperature is what's happening around us in the atmosphere at any moment in time.

The diurnal range of temperature in deserts is much greater than the annual one. In deserts the temperature is A LOT  hotter in the day than in the night. Temperatures at night drop below freezing and sometimes frost appears. This is because... 

clouds reflect up to 80% of the sun's rays. There are very few clouds in the


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