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Unformatted text preview: and for this energy to be reradiated to the atmosphere. Insolation ends after sunset A lot of the energy stored in the surface is lost during the night. Lowest temperatures occur around dawn. Maximum amount of energy is emitted. Daily affects of insulation as it relates to air temperature. Cloud Cover Clouds usually cause lower daytime (maximum) temperatures and higher minimum temperatures Clouds make for cooler days and warmer nights. In general, which are the cloudiest latitude zones and which are the zones with the clearest skies? Differential Heating of Land and Water Maritime locations (coastal) – temperatures more moderated than those further inland. (Water heat and cools more slowly. .more on that later). Continentality – distance removed from a water body....
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 600-201010 taught by Professor Christopherpost during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.
- Spring '10