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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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