The average temperature is below freezing for six months of the year.
Winters are cold with some snowfall.
Summers are rainy, warm and humid.
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Total yearly precipitation is 12 - 33 inches (30 - 85 centimeters).
Most of the precipitation comes in the summer months.
Wildfires happen in the taiga. Many trees have adapted by growing thick bark to protect themselves from a mild fire.
The taiga has millions of insects in the summer time. Birds migrate to the taiga every year for the plentiful food supply.
The taiga has fewer plant and animal species than tropical, temperate, or temperate