Climate and weather of the philippines (ronith anne s. claro)

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Climate and weather of the philippines (ronith anne s. claro)

  1. 1. CLIMATE AND WEATHER OF THE PHILIPPINES Ronith Anne S. Claro BA Psychology
  2. 2. What is Climate ?
  3. 3. • Climate refers to the longterm manifestation of weather. It is the statistical collective weather condition during a specified interval of time.
  4. 4. What is Weather ?
  5. 5. •Weather is the condition of the atmosphere at a particular time.
  6. 6. THE PREVAILING WIND SYSTEM OVER THE PHILIPPINES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
  7. 7. Northeast Monsoon • prevails from November to February.
  8. 8. Southwest Monsoon • prevails during the month of July, August and September
  9. 9. CLIMATIC TYPES IN THE PHILIPPINES
  10. 10. First Type. Two pronounced season; one dry from November to April, the other wet during the rest of the year.
  11. 11. Second Type. No dry season; with a very pronounced maximum rain period from November to January.
  12. 12. Third Type. Seasons not very pronounced; relatively dry during from November to April and wet during the rest of the year. The maximum rain period is not very pronounced, with the short dry season lasting only from one to three months.
  13. 13. Fourth Type. Rainfall more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.
  14. 14. CLIMATES OF THE WORLD
  15. 15. Tropical Climate
  16. 16. •Located within 30’ above and below the equator. It is where the sun is nearly overhead at noon. In the belt of doldrums, rain is abundant all the year through.
  17. 17. Middle Latitude Climate
  18. 18. • Located between 30’ to 65’ latitude. It is where the average temperature is 10’C or higher. It lies in the belt westerlies.
  19. 19. Polar Climate
  20. 20. •It is close to the poles. The sun is not seen, bringing winter for as long as 6 months. In summer, the sun’s rays that reach it are gently slanted and has therefore less heat.

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