Earth's Atmosphere and Its Seasons
Weather and Climate Worksheet

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  1. What is weather?

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  2. What are the elements used to describe weather and climate?

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  3. What is climate?

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  4. Is “average” daily high temperature used to describe weather?

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  5. Right now it is sunny and 72°. Does this statement describe the weather or climate?


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  6. It is usually very cold in Minneapolis, Minnesota in January. Does this describe the weather or climate?


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