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

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