The climate in a particular part of the world will influence its vegetation and wildlife, so is fundamental to life on Earth. This study guide looks at factors influencing weather and climate.
The term used to describe the distance from the equator is:
What is another name for mountain/polar climate?
What is the name of the scientific process which involves studying the atmosphere and monitoring and predicting the weather and climate?
What is the term used to refer to the average weather conditions in a particular location?
Which one of these is NOT a climate zone?
Which of the climatic conditions is NOT true of the North East of the UK?
In the Northern Hemisphere, an air mass from the South brings with it what characteristics?
How will the temperature at a high altitude differ from the temperature at a lower altitude?
The temperature will be lower
The temperature will be higher
The temperature will be the same
Gale force winds that hit the British Isles are most commonly caused by depressions travelling across which ocean?
Which part of the British Isles experiences the shortest days during the winter and longest days in the summer?