Case Study: UK Climate

A case study for weather and climate - UK climate (temperate maritime climate)

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  • Created on: 12-06-10 20:16

UK Climate

Temperate maritime climate

  • influenced by the sea
  • generally warm summers, mild winter
  • generally quite wet

Warmer than expected for its latitude due to the ocean current (North Atlantic Drift) which warms the land.

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In summer the south is warmer than the north

  • because it has a greater latitude

In winter the west is warmer than the eats

  • because it is more influenced by the North Atlantic Drift

In summer the west is wetter than the eats

  • because there is felief rainfall and the east is in a rain shadow
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