How Does the Jet Stream Change through the Year?
ES1906  Average Position of the Jet Stream over North America

You have seen that the path of the jet stream changes during the year. Apply what you have learned to draw a picture of the average position of the winter and summer jet streams across North America.

  !   Use the tools below to draw lines on the map showing the average positions of the jet stream over North America during the summer and winter.



7. In your own words, describe how the jet stream changes in location and intensity over the course of a year.


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