Factors Affecting The Patterns Of Climate Change

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1. The patterns for the different parameters depend on the season. Atmospheric temperature is always the high in July due to summer. For instance, the atmospheric temperature in Virginia was nearly 0°C in January 2000 but rose to about 25°C in July 2000. This makes sense because temperatures are low in January and high in July. The temperatures started dropping again around October because of the change in season. The amount of precipitation depends on the region. Regions near the ocean typically receive more rainfall than regions inland. This could be due to the movement of moist air from the ocean to land, causing more evaporation. The precipitation graph shows that the coastal areas of the United States received more precipitation throughout the year than the areas inland. Another conclusion that can be drawn from the graph is that the world receives more precipitation in July and October than it does in January and April. Also, the …show more content…
Many factors contribute to the type of annual climate an area experiences. The main factor that affects climate is Location. Areas close to the sea receive more rainfall than areas inland. This is due to the movement of moist air from the ocean to land, causing more evaporation. Also, the areas closer to the equator are generally warm because the energy from the sun directly reaches the equator without passing through any thick layers of the atmosphere. Another factor that contributes to climate change is the geography. For example, the Middle East and North Africa rarely receive rainfall because of deserts. Areas that contain deserts have little moisture; thus, decreasing the changes of rain. Along with location and geography, elevation is a major contributor to climate change. Normally, the temperature decreases as the altitude increases. This is supported by the graphs of atmospheric temperature because the temperature of areas with higher elevations, such as the Himalayas and the Andes are lower than the surrounding

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