Factors affect climate patterns: upcos

Which single factor generally has the greatest effect on the climate of an area of Earth's surface?

The distance from the Equator

Which graph best represents the general relationship between the latitudes of locations north or south of the equator and the average annual surface temperatures for those locations?

Indirect relationship

How does the average annual surface temperature compare from latitude to latitude?

As latitude increases, the average annual surface temperature decreases

As air rises on the windward side of the mountain near location C, the air will?

Cool due to expansion

How does the climate of Seattle compare with the climate of Spokane?

Seattle - cool and humid, Spoke - warm and dry

Which statement best explains why climates at continental shorelines generally have a smaller yearly temperature rang than inland climates at the same latitude?

Ocean water changes temperature slowly, due to the high specific heat and transparency