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Weather and climate

A PowerPoint presentation about the different types of weather and climate in Spain

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Weather and climate

  1. 1. The is a phenomena that occurs in the atmosphere... The is the that The atmosphere has got many layers. The are the and the is the lowest layer of the atmosphere. It contains the air we breathe. : it contains very little oxygen. It contains the ozone layer that protect us from harmful rays of sun.
  2. 2. Weather VS Climate occurs in the troposphere, where we can find clouds, rain, wind and lightning. Is the state of the atmosphere at a particular time and place. To define the weather we need to know the temperature, the precipitation and the wind. Example: Today in Madrid the weather is cloudy. Is the weather of a place over a long period of time. Example: The climate of Madrid is Continental. But… is the same weather than climate?
  3. 3. World climate zones We divide the world into climate zones, depending on the amount of heat each zone receives from the Sun. There are different climate zones: • One hot zone • Two temperate zones • Two cold zones HOT ZONE TEMPERATE ZONE TEMPERATE ZONE COLD ZONE COLD ZONE
  4. 4. CLIMATES IN HOT ZONES • HOT CLIMATES RAINFOREST These places have high temperatures all year and it rains a lot. Animals: Parrots. SAVANNAH Further away from Equator it rains less so there is less vegetation. Animals: Antelope DESERT Very little rain so there is little vegetation. Animals: Scorpion
  5. 5. CLIMATES IN TEMPERATE ZONES • TEMPERATE CLIMATES: Between hot zones and cold zones. These climates vary: in some places it rains a lot, in others it rains only a little. FOREST GRASSLANDS Animals: squirrel Animals: Zebra
  6. 6. CLIMATES IN COLD ZONES • COLD CLIMATES: Near the North and the South Poles. It is cold all year. It rains very little, it is mainly snow. TUNDRA HIGH MOUNTAIN AREAS Animals: polar bear Animals: Moose
  7. 7. • Most of Spain is in temperate zone, but the Canary islands are in the hot zone. •There are also variations in climate between the different regions. •There are five types of climate in Spain: and
  8. 8. Location North of the Iberian P. Temperatures Mild all year. Precipitation Lot of rainfall all year. A lot of vegetation. Green landscapes. Location Areas over 1500 metres high. Temperatures Cold in winter, warm in summer. Precipitation Lots of rainfall all year. In winter there is snow. Location East and South of the Iberian P. Balearic islands, medit. coast, Ceuta and Melilla. Temperatures Mild all year. Precipitation Little rainfall in summer. More rainfall in the forest. Location Interior of the Iberian P. Temperatures Hot in summer, cold in winter. Precipitation Little rainfall in summer. More rainfall in the forest. Location Canary Islands. Temperatures Mild all year. Precipitation Very little rainfall, little vegetation.

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  • pablocvalenzuela

    Apr. 28, 2020

A PowerPoint presentation about the different types of weather and climate in Spain

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