How Does the Temperature at One Location Change over a Year?
ES1706  Variations in Temperature

When you look at a map of temperatures across the country, the variation among locations is quite evident. Furthermore, temperatures at each location change over the course of a day, a week, a month, a year, and even from year to year.

  !   Find the location of your home on this map. Compare its temperature to that of other sites around the country.

University of Wyoming
Surface temperature map for August 11, 2001.

1. With a small group of other students, brainstorm a list of factors that might influence the temperature of a location.

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