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Can you name the information about precipitation and climate?

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What are the most important factors in shaping the climates of Canada?
Does the land or the bodies of water moderate (soften) the climate?
What do we call winds that usually come from a certain direction?
Which heats up faster, water or land?
Does the jet stream travel from west to east or east to west?
What name do geographers give to large collections of air with the same temperature and moisture content?
What kind of precipitation occurs when hot summer air rises from the ground and cools, causing thunderstorms and rainstorms?
Which kind of precipitation occurs when warm air is force to rise by a cool dry air mass?
Which kind of precipitation occurs when an air mass rises to cross a mountain
What is the memory word used to help you remember the factors affecting climate?
Which is the most important factor affecting climate?
Are continental air masses dry or moist?
Which type of precipitation is most common in Mississauga?
Is today’s rain an example of CLIMATE or WEATHER?
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 on the Prairies, in Ontario and Quebec?
Which kind of precipitation is most common in Ontario and the Maritimes?
What name do geographers give to air masses that form over bodies of water?
Does the climate get warmer or cooler as you move away from the equator?
What do we call a wind that usually comes from the west?
Are the suns rays stronger or weaker at the equator than the arctic circle?
Are CONTINENTAL TROPIC air masses: cold to very cold, hot, warm, cool to cold?
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Which kind of precipitation is most common near mountains?
Which has weaker rays, and area with more or less atmosphere?
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 name do geographers give to air masses that form over land?
What is the name given to the high-speed river of air that snakes from west to east, high above the earth?
What does the “E” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
What does the “R” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
What does the “O” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
Is a snow day an example of weather or climate?
Which has more atmosphere, the south pole or the equator?
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?
What does the “N” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
Are maritime air masses dry or moist?
In the summer, which city will be hotter: one CLOSE to a lake or one with NO lake?
Is March is a rainy month, an example of Climate or WEATHER?
What does the “W” stand for in the factors that affect climate?
Are MARITIME POLAR air masses: cold to very cold, hot, warm, cool to cold?
How many meters elevation results in a drop of 1 degree C?
Are MARITIME TROPIC air masses: cold to very cold, hot, warm, cool to cold?
How many degrees does the temperature drop each 165 meters you increase elevation?
Are CONTIENTAL ARCTIC air masses: cold to very cold, hot, warm, cool to cold?

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