Glossary and Important Information - Climate Notes | Study Social Studies (SST) Class 9 - Class 9

Class 9: Glossary and Important Information - Climate Notes | Study Social Studies (SST) Class 9 - Class 9

The document Glossary and Important Information - Climate Notes | Study Social Studies (SST) Class 9 - Class 9 is a part of the Class 9 Course Social Studies (SST) Class 9.
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Glossary and Important Information

1.      Climate : Sum total of weather conditions and variations over a large area for a long period of time. The regular pattern of weather conditions of particular place.

2.      Weather : It refers to the state of the atmosphere over an area at any point of time.

3.      Range of temperature : Difference between the maximum & minimum recorded temperature.

4.      Precipitation : The water that falls to the earth from the atmosphere in the form of rain, snow hail, dew etc.

5.      Jetstream : The fast blowing air current in the upper level of atmosphere.

6.      Monsoon : Monsoon refers to the seasonal reversal in the wind directions throughout the year.

7.      Loo : It is a local wind which blows during the hot season in north India.

8.      Cylone : An area of low pressure.

9.      Tropical climate : A relatively high temperature almost throughout the year and predominantly dry winter.

10.    October heat  : It is the conditions of high temperature and humidity due to which the weather becomes oppressive.

11.    Extreme climate : The climate in which the summer ins extremely hot and winter is quite cold.

12.    Trade winds : Trade winds are those which blow steady in the same direction and on the same course.

13.    Western Disturbance : Shallow cyclonic depression originating over the mediterranean sea and disturbing fineweather conditions in north western parts of India.

14.    Windward side : The side of the mountain where moisture winds strike and bring heavy rain.

15.    Leeward side : The side of the mountain which receives less rainfall.

16.    Rain shadow : The rainless area on the leeward side.

17.    Break or Brust of Monsoon : The sudden approach of the moisture ladenwinds which are associate with violent thunder the lighting.

18.    Catchment areas : The area from which the river derives its water from the hills.

19.    Equable climate : It is one which is neither too hot in summer nor too cold in winter. typhoon - violently revolving storm.

The document Glossary and Important Information - Climate Notes | Study Social Studies (SST) Class 9 - Class 9 is a part of the Class 9 Course Social Studies (SST) Class 9.
All you need of Class 9 at this link: Class 9
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