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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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