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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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Physical features such as mountain ranges. Mountains would block air masses or rain, affecting climate
Most westerly climate region in Canada
Long term weather patterns over a large area.
'T' in a temperature content refers to what?HOT (formed near the tropics)
The height above sealevelThe higher up, the colder
The boundary between the cold, dry polar air and warm tropical air is called what?
Most easterly climate region in Canada
They move warm or cold water from one region to another.
North of the Boreal forest
Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
The distance (north south) from the equator.The closer to the equator, the warmer as you get more direct sun rays.
This moves warm/cold air masses from one region to another
Air from the Pacific Ocean 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.
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Largest Canadian forest area
'c' in moisture content refers to what?DRY (formed over land)
Wind in Canada is called what?Not from the east,,,
Includes the Rocky Mountains, BC and Yukon mainly.
Most northerly 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.
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)
High altitude current of fast-moving air is called what?Airplanes fly here.
Southern Ontario and Quebec
'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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