- What is the difference between torrid zone and temperate zone
|Torrid Zone||Temperate Zone|
|Areas between equator and Tropic of cancer/Capricorn||Areas between Tropic of Cancer/Capricorn and Arctic/ Antarctic circle called North and South temperate zones|
|Receives maximum heat and is hottest||Has moderate temperatures|
|The mid day sun shines overhead at least once across all latitudes in the zone||The mid day sun never shines overhead across any latitude|
Torrid zone is the heatest zone of earth as compared to temperate zone.the torrid zone lies between tropics of cancer capricorn, while the temperate zone has been divided into 2, the north temperate zone which lies between tropic of cancer arctic circle, the south temperate zone lies between tropic of capricorn antarctic circle.