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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
The height above sealevelThe higher up, the colder
Long term weather patterns over a large area.
The distance (north south) from the equator.The closer to the equator, the warmer as you get more direct sun rays.
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.
Most westerly climate region in Canada
Most easterly climate region in Canada
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)
'T' in a temperature content refers to what?HOT (formed near the tropics)
Air from the Pacific Ocean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Includes the Rocky Mountains, BC and Yukon mainly.
Largest Canadian forest area
'c' in moisture content refers to what?DRY (formed over land)
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'P' in a temperature content refers to what?COOL (formed between 55 & 66 degrees N))
They move warm or cold water from one region to another.
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.
Wind in Canada is called what?Not from the east,,,
Southern Ontario and Quebec
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)
This moves warm/cold air masses from one region to another
'm' in moisture content refers to what?WET (formed over water)
Air masses from Central America would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
The day to day characteristics of temperature, rain/precipitation in a specific area.
Most northerly climate region in Canada
Air masses from Baffin Island would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)

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