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Manaus climate data and work

Climate data for Manaus.

Climate data for Manaus, Brazil.

 

  Jan Feb March Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Temperature

(centigrade)

28 29 28 28 29 29 30 31 31 30 29 30
Rainfall

mm

380 310 315 240 230 110 110 100 110 100 250 300

 

Climate data for Boscombe Down, UK.

  Jan Feb March Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Temperature

(centigrade)

6 7 9 12 16 18 21 21 21 18 10 7
Rainfall

mm

75 50 60 50 50 55 40 60 65 70 70 85

 

  1. Use the data for Manaus to construct a climate graph. (6)
  2. Describe your graph. (6)

You should consider the following:                

a)   Temperature

  • month/s with highest temperature
  • month/s with lowest temperature
  • the range of temperatures

 

b)   Rainfall

  • Month/s with most rainfall
  • Month/s with least rainfall
  • Total annual rainfall

 

  1. Use the data for Boscombe to construct a climate graph. (6)
  2. Compare your graph to the one for Manaus. Consider the same  6 points as for question 2

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