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Table 1 Characteristics of Uelzen and Fläming (climate values as averages in the period 1991 to 2010; cwbgs: climatic water balance (=precipitation-evapotranspiration for grass) in growing season; awc: available water capacity)

From: Quantifying the effect of persistent dryer climates on forest productivity and implications for forest planning: a case study in northern Germany

  Species area proportion (%) Annual mean
temp. (°C)
prec. (mm)
cwbgs (mm) Mean
awc (mm)
pine beech oak
Uelzen 61.3 4.8 6.1 9.2 727 -65 110
Fläming 73.5 12.8 5.9 9.8 572 -216 123