What Is the Average Precipitation of Polar Ice Cap Biomes?

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According to the University of California and measurements taken at the Vostok station in Antarctica, precipitation in polar ice cap biomes is extremely low. Across the continent of Antarctica, precipitation is 16.6 cm, and in the Arctic tundra, precipitation is between 15 and 25 cm per year.

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