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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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'c' in moisture content refers to what?DRY (formed over land)
Air masses from the Carribean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Physical features such as mountain ranges. Mountains would block air masses or rain, affecting climate
Regions close to water have less temperature variation and a different climate.
They move warm or cold water from one region to another.
The height above sealevelThe higher up, the colder
'P' in a temperature content refers to what?COOL (formed between 55 & 66 degrees N))
Wind in Canada is called what?Not from the east,,,
'A' in a temperature content refers to what?VERY COLD (formed over the arctic)
Southern Ontario and Quebec
The distance (north south) from the equator.The closer to the equator, the warmer as you get more direct sun rays.
Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
Air masses from Central America would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
North of the Boreal forest
What is created when the cold Labrador Current meets the warm Gulf Stream?Creates low visibility so they use lighthouses.
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Largest Canadian forest area
This moves warm/cold air masses from one region to another
Air masses from Baffin Island would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
The day to day characteristics of temperature, rain/precipitation in a specific area.
Includes the Rocky Mountains, BC and Yukon mainly.
Most westerly climate region in Canada
Most easterly climate region in Canada
Long term weather patterns over a large area.
'T' in a temperature content refers to what?HOT (formed near the tropics)
Air from the Pacific Ocean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Most northerly climate region in Canada
The boundary between the cold, dry polar air and warm tropical air is called what?
High altitude current of fast-moving air is called what?Airplanes fly here.
'm' in moisture content refers to what?WET (formed over water)

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