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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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Tags:Canada, climate, geo, geology, latitude, weather