What are the reasons for Singapore's high tempreratures

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  • What are the reasons for Singapore's high temperatures
    • The influence of latitude on temperature
      • The higher the angle of the sun's rays, the greater is the heating of the earths surface.
      • Latitude also has an influence on the length of daylight.
      • The earth rotates on it's axis once every 24 hours
      • The result is that , although there is always 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness at the equator, all other latitudes have varying lengths.
    • The influence of clouds on temperature
      • PLaces near the equator are hot, but- because of the influence of clouds.
      • During  the day, clouds reduce surface temprture.
      • About 50 % of solar radiation actually gets through to be absorbed  by the Earths surface.
      • The air near the Earths surface is keep t warmer, because short-wave solar radiation can pass through.
    • Reasons for Singapore's high rainfall
      • The combination of high tempretures and air with moisture content results in CONVECTIONAL RAINFALL
        • Convectional rainfall


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