Question

Which one of the following is generally not considered a major element of weather and climate?

A

Ocean currents

B

Humidity

C

Air temperature

D

Air pressure

E

Wind speed

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Solution

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A

Ocean currents

The state of atmosphere over an area at any point of time is known as weather. It is the state of the atmosphere over short periods of time. Weather can change from hour to hour, day to day, month to month or even year to year. Weather pattern recorded for more than 30 years of a region is considered its climate.

Following are the major elements of weather and climate:-

  1. Precipitation
  2. Humidity
  3. Air temperature
  4. Air pressure
  5. Wind speed

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