The British Isles have a mild climate and changeable weather including lots of rainfall. Many factors such as ocean currents, altitude and prevailing winds can affect the temperatures we experience.
What is the climate of Britain?
Cool, wet winters and warm, wet summers
Cool, wet winters and warm, dry summers
Warm, wet winters and hot, wet summers
Which region of the British Isles is most likely to have cool summers and cold winters?
How many seasons does Britain have?
3 per year
4 per year
5 per year
Which air mass affects the south west of the British Isles?
Which of the following factors has a big influence on the British climate?
The number of people per square kilometre
What is the drop in temperature for every 100m increase in altitude?
What is the name of the ocean current of warm water from the Gulf of Mexico that gives Britain its mild climate?
The Jet Stream
The Gulf Stream
The Cold Stream
What type of weather is brought by depressions?
Warm, dry weather
Dry, windy weather
What is relief rainfall?
When air rises over high land, cools and condenses
When the Sun heats up the air, causing it to rise. It then cools and condenses
When a warm and cold air mass meet and condensation occurs
When does the UK experience convectional rainfall?
During the winter
During the summer
At any time of the year