U.S. and Canada Travel Guide Name: Canada and its Regions: Canada is located in the northern part of the North American continent. It extends from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Sea. Canada is also the second largest continent in the world. It has six total regions, all of which have somewhat different climates. Here is the information about each region: 1. The North: This region has a very extreme climate with average winter temperatures at -18° Fahrenheit. The average summer temperatures being around 45° Fahrenheit. This area of Canada has mostly tundra and barren ice lands. Due to the waste landish area, vegetation is very scarce. 2. British Columbia: This region is the western most part of Canada which boarders the Pacific Ocean. This coastal region has a somewhat warm and rainy climate with temperatures varying from 65 to 34 degrees Fahrenheit. Since this region has a warmer climate, the vegetation is more abundant. 3. The West: This region has most of the same features as British Columbia so not really much to tell about this region. 4. Ontario: This region is located in east-central Canada. It is Canada's most populous province or territory and fourth largest in total area. Ontario has a high temperature of about 92° and a low of about 62° Fahrenheit. Being one of the warmer parts of Canada, this region has more vegetation having almost 70% forest. 5. Quebec and Atlantic Canada: These two regions have mostly the same climate, having cold winters and moderately warm summers. The two regions are also made up mostly of forests. United States The United States of America are situated mostly in central North America. It extends from the Atlantic, all the way to the Pacific Ocean and borders with Canada and Mexico. It has 5 very different regions. These are the 5 regions of the United States: 1. Northeast: The climate for the northeast region is all different. There are cool to hot summers and very cold winters. The yearly precipitation for the northeast region is about 46 inches in a year. That includes rainfall and snowfall. The average July temperature is 69 degrees F. The average January temperature is 21 degrees F. 2. Southeast: The climate of the Southeast is very warm and wet, with mild winters and a high humidity percentage, compared to the rest of the continental United States. 3. Southwest: The Southwestern United States is a semi-arid to arid climate, depending on the location. Most of the southwest is an arid desert climate, but higher elevations in the mountains in each state, feature alpine climates with very large amounts of snow. Depending on where you are in the Southwest region of the U.S., also depends on the temperatures. 4. West: The western region of the United States is moderately warm in the summers and sometimes bitter cold in the winter. The higher elevation helps things like crops grow. This region is also the home of the Rocky Mtn range. 5. Mid-West: This region is moderately dry. Precipitation mainly occurs in late spring and early summer. Summers are pleasant but winter can be harsh, with lots of snow and chilly winds. Temperatures within the Midwest can drop down to -50 degree F.