Meteorology 106
Climates Study Guide

After the "Climates" lecture and readings you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions.

Describe the temperature regime, precipitation regime, air masses, major global wind belts, and major weather systems associated with each of the major Köppen climates.

Describe the characteristics of Highland climates.

What is a microclimate?

What factors contribute to the variations found within microclimates?