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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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