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

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