Some parts of the world have local winds that blow at certain times of the year changing the usual weather patterns.
Berg – hot, dry wind in South Africa.
Bora – cold and usually dry wind in NE Italy.
Buran – cold NE wind in northern Asia.
Chinook – warm, dry wind USA.
Fohn – warm , dry wind blowing down a mountain.
Gregale – strong NE wind blowing in the Mediterranean in cooler months.
Harmattan – dry, cool wind in Africa.
Karaburan – hot, dusty wind in Africa.