Geography weather

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Geography weather
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2010-05-02 11:28:55
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  1. Continental
    • Land
    • Dry
  2. Maritime
    • Sea
    • Wet
  3. Tropical
    • The Tropics (30°N and above)
    • Warm
  4. Polar
    • The Poles (60°N and above)
    • Cold
  5. Arctic
    • The North Pole
    • Very Cold
  6. The Arctic Maritime brings
    heavy snow.
  7. Temperature
    • Thermometer
    • °C
    • Inside Stevenson Screen
  8. Precipitation
    • Rain Gauge
    • mm
    • Dug into ground
  9. Sunshine
    • Sunshine Recorder
    • hours
    • High on pedestal
  10. Air Pressure
    • Barograph
    • mb
    • Kept indoors, or in Stevenson Screen
  11. Wind direction
    • Wind vane
    • N, S, etc.
    • High above the ground
  12. Wind speed
    • Anemometer
    • km/hr or knots
    • High above the ground
  13. cold sector before warm front
    • dry
    • cirrus
    • force 3-4
    • relatevely cool temperatures
    • se s
  14. warm front
    • air pressure low
    • force 5-6
    • sw
    • prolonged steady rain
    • sratus
  15. warm sector
    • sunny intervals with occasional showers
    • cumulous
    • high temp
    • force 2-4
    • w
    • air pressure steady
  16. cold front
    • gale force 8-10
    • nw
    • low temp
    • cumulonimbus
    • short period of heavy rain
  17. after cold front
    • force 3-4
    • nw
    • mid temp
    • rainy with sunny intervals
  18. anticyclone
    • summer
    • warm, sunny calm weather
    • winter
    • brings cold, frosty weather, dry with cloudless skies.
    • dry, calm weather with clear, cloudless skies.

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