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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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