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FInal Reveiw 3

chapter3 vocab

climate usual predictable pattern of whether over a long period of time
current moving streams of water inthe worlds oceans ; affects climate
drought long periods of extreme dryness and water shortage
hurricane violetnt tropical storms with high winds and heavey rainfall
high- latitude climate cold climate lies from 60 degrees north of the North Pole and 60 degrees South to the South Pole
highland climate cool or cold climate that varys with elevation (like high up in the mountains)
tropical climate warm year round extends from the equator to the Tropic of Cancer (23 1/2 degrees north) and from the equator to the Tropic of Cappricon (23 1/2 degrees south)
mid-latitude climate temperate cllimate ( think seasons) extend from 23 1/2 degrees noth and from 23 1/2 dgrees south to 60 degrees south
prevailing wind movements of air that travel around the earth ina topical pattern
El Nino caused by th combination of temp., wind and water. formed when cold winds from the north are weak. Pacific oceans get wammer. occurs every 3 yrs
La Nina eastern winds become strong and oppisite of El Nino occurs- Pafic Ocean gets cooler
Dry CLimate dry to partially dry ares wth litte to no rain; temps. can range from very hot to very cold
typhoon mame for hurricane in asia
tornado funnel-shaped wind storms ; somtimes froms durind thunder storm
tropics low latitude between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of cappricorn
monsoon seasonal wind that blows over a continent for a lond period of time
weather un predictable changes in the air that take the place in a short period of time
Created by: Taronjanee