What clothes for which wind?
• An air mass forms when air remains stationary over a place for several days.
During this time it picks up the temperature and moisture characteristics of that area.
• An air mass is a body of air with similar temperature and moisture characteristics.
• We have very unpredictable weather because we have four air masses affecting us.
Air Mass TTG Questions
(see w/sheet for explanation)
Snowploughs are on alert.
Temperatures are freezing but there is not a cloud in the sky.
Its cold but not a white Christmas
On geography field trip your teacher talks about ‘Warm rain!’
The weeds just love this weather!
Many people’s water pipes are bursting
Ireland is called the ‘Emerald Island’
Ski Lifts open in the Highlands near Inverness
Cambridge has a hose pipe ban
Sahara dust is found in the South of England
London is having warmer weather than Edinburgh
The phrase ‘Always wet in the west ‘