Why Do We Have. WHY DO WE HAVE THE WEATHER ?. Just think about it! Why is there wind? Why does it blow from one direction one day and another the next? Why is it rainy one day and dry the next? How come it’s cold in the winter? How can we have hail in the summer?
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Just think about it!
You might pick heat or sun….but another good choice would be
When an air mass travels over land or water that has characteristics different from those of its source region, the air mass can acquire some of the characteristics of that land or water and undergo modification.
Notice the band of clouds around the equator?
1.Transfer of heat in liquids or gases _____
2. _____ air is dense and tends to sink.
3. Band of clouds found around the equator ______
4. Cold air holds _____ moisture than warm air
5. The Coriolis effect causes the air and water to be deflected to the _____ if you are north of the equator
It causes air and water to be deflected to the right north of the equator
Warm air holds ( more or less ) moisture than cold air
Let’s check the answers!
1. Counterclockwise 8. Westerlies
2. Cold 9. More
3. Cold 10. Fair
4. Maritime polar (mP)