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ATMS 120 FA2012

Snodgrass

ATMS 120 Student #: ________________________ Seasons

Section: __________________

1. Examine the graph above, which show the average monthly high temperature for 4 different cities. Examine the yearly temperature range and rank these cities from highest latitude to lowest latitude. Highest Latitude à _____, _____, _____, _____ ß Lowest Latitude

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ATMS 120 FA2012

Snodgrass

2. Using a thick, solid line, draw in the profile of the average monthly high temperature for Champaign on the graph on the bottom of the previous page. You can find the data for this graph here: http://www.weather.com/weather/wxclimatology/monthly/graph/61821 3. On this same graph, draw a long dashed line to represent the monthly average high temperature as if Champaign were in the Southern Hemisphere. 4. On the same graph, draw a short dashed line to represent the monthly average high as if Champaign were located near the coast of a large ocean, in the Northern Hemisphere. (Assume the weather moves from the ocean onto the land like the west coast of the US.) 5. In its elliptical orbit, the Earth is closest to the sun in the beginning of January and farthest from the sun in the beginning of July and the difference in the distance is roughly 5 million kilometers. If the Earth’s orbit around the sun were made circular by bringing it closer to the sun in July and farther away in January, what would happen to… a. The average temperature in June, July and August in Champaign, IL? colder; stay the same; warmer (circle one) b. The average temperature in June, July and August in Perth, Australia? colder; stay the same; warmer (circle one) c. The average temperature in December, January and February in Champaign, IL? colder; stay the same; warmer (circle one) d. The average temperature in December, January and February in Perth, Australia? colder; stay the same; warmer (circle one) Pressure 6. This past summer, Jessica and Manda (your TAs) decided to...