Britain’s CLIMATE –
a description

• Cool summers 13 / 17*C
• Mild winters

4 / 7 *C

• Wet 600 – 2000 mms
British TEMPERATURES in WINTER

WEST

EAST

MILD

COLD
British TEMPERATURES in SUMMER

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British ANNUAL RAINFALL totals

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NORTH WEST

NORTH EAST

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SOUTH WEST

SOUTH EAST

Warm summers

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Mild winters

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Wet

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Britain’s Climate REGIONS

WET

DRY
Britain’s CLIMATE – An explanation
Temperatures
in SUMMER
Sun is higher in
the sky in
summer
Places in the
south are
warme...
Temperatures in the winter
Distance
from the
sea
Places in the
west are
warmer
As they are
nearer the
Atlantic
Ocean

And ...
Where the wind comes from affects the weather

We usually get westerly winds which are WET
High hills are colder and wetter

The hills are in the west e.g. in Wales
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Y7 britain's climate

  1. 1. Britain’s CLIMATE – a description • Cool summers 13 / 17*C • Mild winters 4 / 7 *C • Wet 600 – 2000 mms
  2. 2. British TEMPERATURES in WINTER WEST EAST MILD COLD
  3. 3. British TEMPERATURES in SUMMER ? ?
  4. 4. British ANNUAL RAINFALL totals ? ?
  5. 5. NORTH WEST NORTH EAST ? ? ? ? ? ? SOUTH WEST SOUTH EAST Warm summers ? Mild winters ? Wet ?
  6. 6. Britain’s Climate REGIONS WET DRY
  7. 7. Britain’s CLIMATE – An explanation Temperatures in SUMMER Sun is higher in the sky in summer Places in the south are warmer Hotter Colder The reason is the latitude
  8. 8. Temperatures in the winter Distance from the sea Places in the west are warmer As they are nearer the Atlantic Ocean And the warm ocean current the North Atlantic Drift
  9. 9. Where the wind comes from affects the weather We usually get westerly winds which are WET
  10. 10. High hills are colder and wetter The hills are in the west e.g. in Wales

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