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Continental locations tend to experience _ and )__________ than coastal locations at the same latitude.
cooler winters
warmer summers (higher range)
The layer of the atmosphere in which most weather phenomena, including clouds and storms, occur is known as the:
Lines that connect points of equal temperature on a map are called
Annual temperature ranges tend to _______ decreasing latitude.
decrease with
Annual temperature ranges tend to _______ increasing latitude.
increase with
Water heats and cools more slowly than land surfaces due to
mixing, specific heat capacity, and light penetrates into water
The surface layer of a beach would heat up ____ than the adjacent water surface during the day, and cool down ____ during the night, during a summer day-night cycle.
Maritime locations tend to experience ________ than continental interior locations at the same latitude.
warmer winters and cooler summers (less range)
For mid-latitude locations, daily net radiation tends to largest on the:
summer solstice
For mid-latitude locations, daily net radiation tends to smallest on the
winter solstice