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2 3 weather and climate
2 3 weather and climate
2 3 weather and climate
2 3 weather and climate
2 3 weather and climate
2 3 weather and climate
2 3 weather and climate
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  • 1. Weather vs. Climate ● Weather Condition of the air and sky from day to day. Typically measured by temp. and precipitation Weather channel.. ● Climate What usually happens from year to year. Average over a long period of time (30+ years). Almanac...
  • 2. Why Climates Vary.. ● Latitude: Low- Hot Middle- Temperate High-Cold
  • 3. Water ● Oceans help distribute Earth's heat and shape climates. ● Warm water flows away from the Equator, and cold water flows towards the Equator.
  • 4. Bodies of Water... St. Louis San Francisco Water changes temp. slower than land...
  • 5. Air ● Winds and air currents move heat and moisture b/w different parts of the Earth. ● Warm air rises, cold air sinks.
  • 6. Elevation/Terrain
  • 7. Questions 1. Explain the difference between weather and climate? 2. Identify 3 ways climate is influenced by? 3. How does latitude affect climate? 4. How do mountains affect neighboring climates?
  • 8. Climate Zones ● Climate Zones: regions/zones that grouped together that have similar climates. (typically temperature & precipitation) 1. Tropical Wet 2. Tropical Wet & Dry 3. Humid Subtropical 4. Mediterranean 5. Humid Continental 6. Arid 7. Semiarid 8. Highland
  • 9. Climate Zones
  • 10. Climate Zones

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