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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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