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  • UK Climate
    • In the summer
      • tropical air coming from the south which is why the south is warmer
      • the air cools down as it travels norths (13 degrees c)
        • north is further from the sun
    • rainfall
      • the majority of rain is on the western coast (1,000-2,000mm)
        • the winds are coming from over seas so pick up moisture. the wind is coming from the west. relief rain is caused by high land and causes 2,000+mm of rain which affects mainly Scotland
        • The majority of the rain in the south is between 0-1,000mm
          • the winds are coming from over seas so pick up moisture. the wind is coming from the west. relief rain is caused by high land and causes 2,000+mm of rain which affects mainly Scotland
    • farmers
      • positively  affected
        • regular seasons cause crops to grow well in most areas of England due to equal sun and rain
          • there is also no threat of extreme weather that could put the crops at risk
            • eg. flood / drought s that could kill their harvest
    • government
      • both  positively  and  negatively  affected
        • will no be affected by extreme weather, water bans etc. but tourists will not come in the winter
    • people in rural areas of Wales
      • negatively  affected
        • rain causes land to become marshy, because it is a rural area the land is most likely to be agricultural
          • this is bad as marshland is not good for many crops
    • B&B owners
      • both  positively  and  negatively  affected
        • tourists attracted to sunny climates, no business in the winter but alot in the summer
  • In the winter
    • UK Climate
      • In the summer
        • tropical air coming from the south which is why the south is warmer
        • the air cools down as it travels norths (13 degrees c)
          • north is further from the sun
      • rainfall
        • the majority of rain is on the western coast (1,000-2,000mm)
          • The majority of the rain in the south is between 0-1,000mm
        • farmers
          • positively  affected
            • regular seasons cause crops to grow well in most areas of England due to equal sun and rain
              • there is also no threat of extreme weather that could put the crops at risk
                • eg. flood / drought s that could kill their harvest
        • government
          • both  positively  and  negatively  affected
            • will no be affected by extreme weather, water bans etc. but tourists will not come in the winter
        • people in rural areas of Wales
          • negatively  affected
            • rain causes land to become marshy, because it is a rural area the land is most likely to be agricultural
              • this is bad as marshland is not good for many crops
        • B&B owners
          • both  positively  and  negatively  affected
            • tourists attracted to sunny climates, no business in the winter but alot in the summer
      • air from polar  regions come from the north cooling the land (4 degrees c)
      • it warms as it goes south (7degrees c) as the land & activities warm the air

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