Definitions for "Continental Climate"
Typical climatic conditions in the interiors and eastern parts of great continents which include small rainfall, low humidity, and a high range in temperature both diurnally and seasonally.
bitterly cold winters, extremely hot summers; annual rain and snowfall is minimal and often quite scarce for long periods
a climate with extreme variation over the year; normally associated with areas not close to large bodies of water and having cold winters and hot summers.