Global Precipitation Distribution's Relation to Wind & Pressure Patterns


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Which one of these is NOT touched by the Gulf Stream?

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1. Which one of these acts as a wall to precipitation?

2. What happens when low pressure and favorable winds unite?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review how different pressure patterns affect precipitation by completing this quiz and worksheet. To pass the quiz and worksheet, you have to be familiar with different weather patterns and other information from the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Tested information includes:

  • Result of low pressure and favorable winds
  • Steps in the water cycle
  • Land mass not touched by the Gulf Stream

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the atmospheric condition that acts as a wall to precipitation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding the name of the rain storms in South Asia that cause a wet season and dry season
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the relationship between wind pressure patterns and precipitation distribution

Additional Learning

Global Precipitation Distribution's Relation to Wind & Pressure Patterns is a lesson that will teach you about the weather. The objectives covered include:

  • Review wind currents
  • Understand pressure and changes
  • Know why hurricanes form where they do