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Can you name the information about precipitation and climate?

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What do we call winds that usually come from a certain direction?
What name do geographers give to large collections of air with the same temperature and moisture content?
What does the “E” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
Which kind of precipitation is most common near mountains?
Are maritime air masses dry or moist?
What kind of precipitation occurs when hot summer air rises from the ground and cools, causing thunderstorms and rainstorms?
Is today’s rain an example of CLIMATE or WEATHER?
Which is the most important factor affecting climate?
Are MARITIME POLAR air masses: cold to very cold, hot, warm, cool to cold?
In the winter, which city will be warmer: one CLOSE to a lake or one with NO lake?
Which kind of precipitation is most common in Ontario and the Maritimes?
What are the most important factors in shaping the climates of Canada?
In the SUMMER, does being close to water make the area WARMER or COOLER than an area of the same latitude and elevation that is not close to water?
What does the “L” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
What does the “R” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
What is the name given to the high-speed river of air that snakes from west to east, high above the earth?
Does the climate get warmer or cooler as you move away from the equator?
Are CONTIENTAL ARCTIC air masses: cold to very cold, hot, warm, cool to cold?
How many meters elevation results in a drop of 1 degree C?
How many degrees does the temperature drop each 165 meters you increase elevation?
What is the memory word used to help you remember the factors affecting climate?
Which kind of precipitation is most common on the Prairies, in Ontario and Quebec?
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Which has weaker rays, and area with more or less atmosphere?
Are CONTINENTAL TROPIC air masses: cold to very cold, hot, warm, cool to cold?
Which has more atmosphere, the south pole or the equator?
Which kind of precipitation occurs when warm air is force to rise by a cool dry air mass?
What do we call a wind that usually comes from the west?
Which type of precipitation is most common in Mississauga?
Which heats up faster, water or land?
Does the land or the bodies of water moderate (soften) the climate?
What does the “N” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
Is March is a rainy month, an example of Climate or WEATHER?
What does the “O” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
In the WINTER, does being close to water make the area WARMER or COOLER than an area of the same latitude and elevation that is not close to water?
Which kind of precipitation occurs when an air mass rises to cross a mountain
Are the suns rays stronger or weaker at the equator than the arctic circle?
Is a snow day an example of weather or climate?
In the summer, which city will be hotter: one CLOSE to a lake or one with NO lake?
Are continental air masses dry or moist?
What name do geographers give to air masses that form over land?
What name do geographers give to air masses that form over bodies of water?
Does the jet stream travel from west to east or east to west?
What does the “W” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
Are MARITIME TROPIC air masses: cold to very cold, hot, warm, cool to cold?

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