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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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