View Full Version : WIP World Map, Climate Questions

08-03-2014, 11:37 AM
Hey everyone, getting back into mapping after not doing much in the past 3-4 years.

I've got this world map that I'm working on right now, here's a tentative shape:


It's at a very simple stage right now but hopefully its clear enough to make sense of. Anyway, I'm trying to figure out what the climate would be like, and its a subject that baffles me for the most part. Here's something I was messing around with, trying to figure out what the major wind movements would be like:


No idea if this is correct. I see a lot of people mention a certain climate cookbook, but the url doesn't work for me the site may be down, so I was wondering where a good source of information on this subject might be, and if anyone has any tips/suggestions/etc.

08-03-2014, 12:18 PM
Some one did a pdf version of the cookbook, I also have a copy in word I think : http://www.cartographersguild.com/how-do-i/9937-wind-ocean-currents.html

And you can also follow this topic :

08-03-2014, 10:27 PM
Thanks. I'm reading the PDF and trying to figure out what it's saying :?: