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

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