the condition of the atmosphere in one place during a limited period of time
the term for the weather patterns that an area experiences over a long period of time
an imaginary line running from the North Pole to the South Pole through the planet's center
the measure of how hot or cold a place is
trip around the sun
Tropical of Cancer
northernmost latitude 23½° N
marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere
Tropic of Capricorn
southernmost latitude 23½° S
traps the sun's energy for growing plants even in cold weather
believed to be caused by human activities (such as burning of coil, oil, and natural)
between 30° S and 30° N latitude
60° N to 90° N and from 60° S to 90° S
latitude 66½° N
latitude 66½° S
between 30° N and 60° N in the Northern Hemisphere and between 30° S and 60° S in the Southern Hemisphere
global winds blow in fairly constant patterns
causes prevailing winds to blow diagonally rather than along
south or east-west directions
global winds that are diverted north and south, leaving a narrow, generally windless band
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