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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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