Geography Chapter 3 Section 3: World Climate Regions.
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Geographer use what to help define the climate?
They use latitude.
They use how many climate regions?
5 climate regions.
The 5 climate regions are:
Tropical, Dry, Mid Latitude, High Latitude and Highlands.
The temperature is always hot and with an average of 80F.
Tropical Wet and Dry:
It has a rainy season in the summer and is dry in the winter and the temperature us cooler in the dry season and warmer in the wet season.
It receives precipitation and the summer is hot and the winters are mild to cold and some places it produces snow.
It is hot, little to no rain and cold dessert receive less than 10 inches of rain per year. Hot desserts have low humidity and high temperatures during day. At night the temperatures drop se dry air cannot hold heat well.
The summers are dry and hot and the winters are cool and rainy.
Marine West Coast:
It is cloudy, foggy and damp. The precipitation is threw out the year.
The summers are with heat and humidity.
They have precipitation.
Huge temperatures variations occur and the summer are short and cool so are the winters are always very cool. The temperatures are freezing or below freezing it last up to five to eight months of the year.
Flat, treeless land. Very little precipitation.
Snow and Ice.
The climate varies.
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