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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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