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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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