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Ch 3 TropWeather

Tropical Weather & Climate

QuestionAnswer
What causes the Earth's seasons? Tilt
What is the area that the sun passes closest to? Tropics
What season is it when water is COOLER in the Pacific tropics? Dry
What season is it when water is WARMER in the Pacific tropics? Rainy
What usually occurs during the RAINY season? Typhoons
What usually occurs during the DRY season? It also blows toward the equator during the cooler months Trade winds
The calm center of a a typhoon is known as... Eye
The most comfortable clothing to wear in humid tropics is Little or no clothing at all
The strongest winds of a typhoon are right next to the eye
Most Pacific islands are in the tropics
True or False: Does El Nino bring changes in weather? yes, true
Created by: MrsJM