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QUIZ: Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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