• Major climate types are based on temperature and precipitation.
  • Latitude plays an important role in determining the climate of a region.
  • Oceans and mountain ranges influence climate in the same ways worldwide.
  • A major type of climate and its living things make up a biome.
  • Climate conditions in a small area may be different from those of the surroundings.
  • The microclimate of a valley may be cool relative to its surroundings since cold air sinks.
  • The ground surface may be hotter or colder than the air a few feet above it.
  • Different sides of a mountain will have different microclimates.
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