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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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