World Climates

World Climates

Geography – Junior Cert

Quick Notes

World Climates

Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a particular time at a particular place.  Climate is the average weather conditions experienced in a region over a long period of time, normally thirty-five years.  Factors that influence climate are latitude, distance from the sea, altitude, prevailing winds and aspect.  A region is an area of land with its own unique characteristics e.g. climate, natural vegetation, animal species and human...

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