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

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