Weather and Climate

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Weather and Climate
Oct 27
New Directions Text Book
Pages 45 • What is meant by the quote on the top of
page 45?
• Explain the difference between weather and
climate
• Explain the different between meteorologists
and climatologists
• Questions #2, #3, #4 on page 47
Chart on Page 47
ANSWERS
Highest
Lowest
Latitude
Coppermine
Manaus
Mean Monthly Temp.
Manaus, Sept/Oct/Nov, 29
Coppermine, Feb, -30
Mean Annual Temp.
Manaus, 28
Coppermine, -11
Total Annual Precip.
Manaus, 1811mm
Coppermine, 234mm
Annual Temp. Range
Coppermine, 39
Manaus, 2
Factors Affecting Weather and Climate
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Latitude
Elevation
Winds and Air Masses
Proximity to Large Bodies of Water
Ocean Currents
Physical Features (Mountains or Throughways)
Factors Affecting Weather and Climate
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Latitude
Altitude
Prevailing Winds
Distance from
water
• Ocean currents
• Great mountains
Climate Regions of Canada
Page 57
Canadian Climate Assignment: Part I
• Name the climate zone in which each of the
following places exists.
• List factors that would directly affect their
climate.
• Use the map on pages 14 & 15 to describe their
climate
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Vancouver, BC
Prince George, BC
Red Deer, AB
Flin Flon, Manitoba
Tuktoyaktuk, NWT
Timmins, ON
Saint John, NB
Dawson City, YK
Climate Assignment
1. Vancouver, BC
– Temperate West Coast
– Proximity to water, mountains, altitude
– Mild & Wet
2. Prince George, BC
– Mountains
– Mountains, Altitude
– Varies
• Red Deer, AB
Climate Assignment Part II
• Use pages 14 & 15
• Name another place in the world that has a
similar climate to each of the following
– Victoria, BC
– Orillia, ON
– Fredericton, NB
– Pond Inlet, NT
– Fort Good Hope, NWT
– Swift Current, SK
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