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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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