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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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