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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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Tags:Canada, climate, geo, geology, latitude, weather