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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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