These woodlands are common in the mid-latitudes. Temperate deciduous woodlands are found between 40° and 60° north and south of the equator. The rainfall is high, between 500-1,500 mm a year. The temperatures remain on average above 0°C even in the winter. The summer temperatures average between 20-25°C. The winter is cooler, which encourages the trees to shed their leaves.
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