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a place located along a windward coast will probably have?
cooler summer temperatures than an inland location at the same latitude
the annual range of temp is?
difference between the average temperature of the warmest and coldest months
the storage of heat in the lower layer of the atmosphere produced by certain heat absorbing gases is called the ?
under what circumstances could relative humidity exceed 100% without producing condensation in the air?
when the air is perfectly dry
the cloud form that is best described as sheets or layers that cover much or all of the sky is
the most important process of cloud formation in the atmosphere is ________
cooling by expansion of air
which cloud consists of globular cloud masses that takee on a billowy or cauliflower like structure?
in the southern hemisphere, the winds associated with a low pressure system blow
clockwise and toward the center
instruments for measuring air pressure?
barograph, mercurial barometer, and aneroid barometer, NOT used : anemometer
in the n. hemisphere, the winds associated with a low pressure system (cyclone) blow
counterclockwise and toward the center
when an area is experiencing several consecutive days of rather constant weather it is __________
occluded front weather
hurricanes generally are?
areas of heavy rainfall and strong winds, smaller than mid-latitude cyclones & larger than tornadoes
what is true about tornadoes?
true: most common in midwest and great plains, usually occur along the warm front of a mid-latitude cyclone, associated with cumulonimbus, NOT TRUE: occur most in spring
the ______ west coast climate is situated on the western (windward) side of continents from 40-65 degrees ?
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