BIOMES

For the biome distribution I used the Köppen-Geiger climate classification.

You can find a 1km resolution image here (external link). I only had to map the different colors to the specific biomes in the script. More on the Script part.

List of the Minecraft biome mapping:

  • Af – jungle
  • Am – bamboo_jungle
  • Aw jungle_edge
  • BWh – desert
  • BWk – desert_hills
  • BSh – savanna
  • BSk – desert_lakes
  • Csa – plains
  • Csb – sunflower_plains
  • Cwa – modified_jungle_edge
  • Cwb – jungle_hills
  • Cwc – gravelly_mountains
  • Cfa – flower_forest
  • Cfb – flower_forest
  • Cfc – mountains
  • Dsa – savanna_plateau
  • Dsb – wooded_badlands_plateau
  • Dsc – snowy_taiga
  • Dsd – giant_spruce_taiga_hills
  • Dwa – swamp
  • Dwb – swampland_hills
  • Dwc – giant_tree_taiga
  • Dwd – giant_spruce_taiga
  • Dfa – forest
  • Dfb – dark_forest
  • Dfc – taiga
  • Dfd – snowy_mountains
  • ET – snowy_tundra
  • EF – ice_spikes