Flashcards in Climate Deck (10)
What is a climate?
The consistent weather and living condition of an area
Fill in the blank: The five types of climate are: Tropical, dry, temperate, _________, and alpine
Continental (like NH!)
What are the 3 factors of climate?
Location, Elevation, and Weather Patterns
Which area of latitude gets the most sunlight and warmth: the top, the middle, or the bottom of the Earth?
The middle, near the Equator
What is elevation?
The distance you are from sea level.
What climate is warm, moist, and stays around the same temperature during all seasons?
What climate does a desert like the Sahara have?
What climate has a moderate range of temperatures, a fair amount of vegetation, and means "mild or controlled"?
What climate experiences extreme temperature swings, a lot of precipitation (rain/snow), and is known for forests?