Alternating influence of the high seas and the Subtropic highs

Alternating influence of the high seas and the Subtropic highs

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Alternating influence of the high seas and the Subtropic highs Wherever the ITC goes that’s where the rain goes. For most of the mid and high air latitudes, the dominate precipitation source are cyclonic storm fronts, most common in the winter time. That’s why most of the mid altitudes have more precipitation in the winter than in the summer and fall. In the south eastern portion of continents, convection is very important.
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Unformatted text preview: Mid latitudes Distinct seasonal differences Year round precipitation ( much more in the winter time) The reason the Sahara exists is to far north for the ITC to reach, and to far south for cyclonic storms and fronts Main climate types: A:Tropical Climates B: Arid/Dry Climates C: Warm Climates D: Continental Climates E: Polar Climates...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2009 for the course GY 101 taught by Professor Dixon during the Spring '07 term at Alabama.

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