CLIMATE

HERE YOU WILL GET KNOWLEDGE ON CONCEPT OF CLIMATE AND YOU WILL GAIN UNDERSTANDING ON
DEFINITION OF CONCEPT OF CLIMATE
DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WEATHER AND CLIMATE
RELATION OF CLIMATE TO HUMAN ACTIVITIES

10 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WEATHER AND CLIMATE

10 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Climate is defined as a generalized or average condition of the weather of a place or region. the average weather condition is taken over a long period not less than 30 years of time to establish the climate of the place. Weather can be defined as the physical condition or state of the atmosphere at …

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Problems faced in equatorial regions

Problems faced in equatorial regions

Problems faced in equatorial regions Rampant occurrence of pests and diseases which attack man, livestock, crops and this has scared away settlements leading to low development rates. Heavy rainfall received throughout the year and the existence of the densely forested regions has made the establishment of a transport network very difficult. The region with its …

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Conditions leading to equatorial climate

Conditions leading to equatorial climate

The following are the conditions leading to the equatorial climate  Influence of trade winds, especially the southeast trade winds which blow over the Indian Ocean causing the intertropical convergence zone leading to heavy rainfall, high humidity along the equator. Distance from the sea: areas near water bodies e.g. Lake Victoria and Kyoga receive heavy rains …

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Characteristics of tropical northern climate

Characteristics of tropical northern climate

Tropical Northern Climate is experienced in a small area in the N. W part of Kenya bordering Uganda. The following are Characteristics of tropical northern climate High average temperatures. Temperatures are modified in some places by altitude. Low mean annual rainfall of about 850mm. Rain falls mainly in June and September. Experiences a long dry …

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9 CHARACTERISTICS OF TEMPERATE TAIGA FOREST

9 CHARACTERISTICS OF TEMPERATE TAIGA FOREST

Coniferous forests are found in high latitudes like 10 degrees north or south of the equator, like in the temperate region, polar region. Coniferous or taiga forests are found in countries such as Finland, Sweden, Norway, Canada, and Russia. The following are characteristics of coniferous of taiga forests: They are found far from equators like …

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8 CHARACTERISTICS OF MONTANE CLIMATE

8 CHARACTERISTICS OF MONTANE CLIMATE

MONTANE CLIMATE is experienced in highlands and mountainous regions of East Africa. Examples of these areas include; Kikuyu land (Mt. Kenya), Chagga land (Mt. Kilimanjaro), Bugisu land (Mt. Elgon), and Kigezi land. The following are characteristics of montane climate The temperature decreases with an increase in height or altitude. They receive relief or orographic rainfall …

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9 CHARACTERISTICS OF DESERT AND SEMI DESERT CLIMATE

9 CHARACTERISTICS OF DESERT AND SEMI DESERT CLIMATE

desert and semi-desert climate type of climate is mainly found in the sub-tropical belt. These areas include Karamoja, Turkana land, and the Chalbi desert in Northern Kenya. Characteristics of desert and semi-desert climate They receive low and reliable Rainfall. The annual Rainfall total is below 250 mm per year. The region experiences hot temperatures above …

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