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Temperature Average temp 65 degrees. Business. Agriculture. Longer growing seasons 4 distinct growing seasons Variety of crops 1-6 jobs in Georgia are agri-business. Mostly comfortable most of the year, why companies move into our state Lower cost for heating/cooling

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Temperature average temp 65 degrees

TemperatureAverage temp 65 degrees

Business

Agriculture

Longer growing seasons

4 distinct growing seasons

Variety of crops

1-6 jobs in Georgia are agri-business.

  • Mostly comfortable most of the year, why companies move into our state

  • Lower cost for heating/cooling

  • Fewer related absences

The temperature in Georgia affects the economy because _____________________.


Precipitation

Precipitation

Business

Agriculture

Snow and rain runoff aid in growth of crops and forests

Annual rainfall:Central/Southern –

40-52 inches

Northern Mountains –

65-76 inches

  • Lack of rainfall can harm industries, farmers, and homeowners

The precipitation affects Georgia’s economy because ________________________.


Temperature average temp 65 degrees

Land use map


Early settlers

Early Settlers

Wind Currents

Ocean Currents

The Canary current and the Atlantic Equatorial current along with trade winds brought the settlers to the New World.

Ships returned on the Gulf Stream

  • Wind currents carried settlers and supplies on trade winds the New World.

  • Prevailing Westerlies were the winds used by explorers to sail west to east


Other weather phenomena in georgia

Other Weather Phenomena in Georgia

  • Hurricanes – season June- November

  • Tornado – average 21 per year March- May

  • Extreme heat

  • Drought – a lack of precipitation over a period of time that results in a water shortage.


Other weather phenomena

Other Weather Phenomena

  • Nor-easters-

  • El Nino – warmer than normal pacific ocean surface

  • La Nina – cooler than normal pacific ocean surface

  • Global warming – the raising of the average temperature of the earth due to an excessive amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere


Vocabulary

Vocabulary

  • Climate – type of weather a region experiences over a long period of time

  • Weather – the day to day conditions and changes in the atmosphere

  • Vertical climate – the higher the elevation the colder the climate

  • Economy – the wealth and resources of a country or region especially in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services.


Temperature average temp 65 degrees

Climate – the type of weather a region experiences over a long period of time.


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