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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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