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UNIT 4 WEATHER AND CLIMATEUNIT 4 WEATHER AND CLIMATE
“Look up to the sky
You'll never find
If you’re looking
Weather: refers to the state of the atmosphere
in a place at a specific time
● What is the weather today?
● Is this normal weather for december?
● Do you like this weather?
● What is your favorite weather?
Put the weather words into the diagram below
a) It’s very ________ today, you need to wear a
hat to protect your head from the sun.
b) It ________ a lot in Canada in the winter.
c) In Washington state, the weather is often very
wet and ________.
d) Be careful, the wind is ________ very hard
e) What a beautiful day! The sun is ________.
f) If you are________put a sweater on.
hotsnowscold blowingcool shining
Good afternoon, and here is the quick weather forecast for the United
Starting with the north. In Seattle it’s going to be a cloudy day with a
temperature of around 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Unfortunately for all of you
who live in Boston it’s going to be very wet. Yes, it’s going to rain all day
with an average temperature of 47..
In the south the sun is going to shine all day in Miami, with a nice hot
temperature of 79.
Temperature refers to the quantity of heat in the
It is measured by a thermometer.
It is necessary to
know the maximum,
of an area to study its
Climate zones according to temperature
Cold climate zone
Cold climate zone
Hot climate zone
Factors which affect temperature
Temperatures vary for different reasons:
● Distance from the sea
It is the amount of water vapour in the air.
This is produced by the evaporation of water
from oceans, lakes, rivers, wetlands and
It is measured by a
hygroscope (% of
It is the moisture from the sky (snow, rain, hail)
It is measured by a rain gauge