geog- anticyclones/deppressions

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  • Created on: 24-04-15 11:58


ANTICYCLONE (Weather system)

On a synoptic chart;

  • isobars are spread out
  • There are no fronts
  • indicated with the letter 'H' on the synoptic chart

Aniticyclones in the summer; - Air mass= TROPICAL CONTINENTAL

  • warm dry sky
  • light winds
  • smog in the city
  • drought
  • high pressure
  • clear blue skies
  • no rain

Anticylones in the winter;- Air mass= POLAR CONTINETAL

  • Fog
  • no rain
  • frost
  • very cold
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