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# GEOGRAPHY SECONDARY ONE EXPRESS/ NORMAL ACADEMIC HOLIDAY HOMEWORK: Weather and Climate (Temperature/rainfall) NAME: ___________________________

( ) Marks: _____/25 INSTRUCTIONS: The holiday assignment comprises of 2 parts. Complete PART I which comprises of basic technique skills and PART II which requires internet research to create a newspaper report. PART I Formulas for calculating rainfall and temperature: CLASS: _____ DATE: ________

Temperature

Rainfall

Daily mean = Daily maximum + daily minimum 2 Monthly mean = Total daily mean temperature No of days for the month

Total monthly= Total rainfall of the days of the month Total annual= Total rainfall of the 12 months

Daily range = Daily maximum - daily minimum

Annual range = Monthly maximum - monthly minimum Study figure 1. Fill in the blanks and answer Q1a-c. Figure 1: Weather data of Jakarta Indonesia, 2008 Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep 31 32 32 33 32 32 32 24 24 23 23 22 23 23 (6m)

Months
Temperature (Maximum) (°C) Temperature (Minimum) (°C) Average Temperature(°C) Rainfall (mm)

Jan 30 24

Feb 30 24

Oct 32 23

Nov 32 23

Dec 31 22

333

281

154

104

155

47

44

38

30

64

78

152 (1m)

1a. Calculate the annual temperature range.

__________________________________________________________________________________ 1b. Calculate the total annual rainfall. (1m)

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5 8 24 23 26 9 24 24 26 10 24 25 26 11 24 26 26 12 24 27 26. Figure 1: Weather data of Shanghai. Fill in the blanks and answer Q2a and b. (1m) __________________________________________________________________________________ Figure 3 3a. (1m) __________________________________________________________________________________ 2b. June 2008 Day Daily Day Daily Temp(°C) Temp(°C) 1 23 16 25 2 23 17 25 3 23 18 25 4 23 19 25 5 23 20 25 6 22 21 27. (1m) __________________________________________________________________________________ 3b.5 29 27 15 25 30 26 2a. Refer to figure 3.5 7 23 22 25. Refer to figure 3. state the maximum temperature.5 13 24 28 27 14 24. State the highest temperature for June.Study figure 2. Calculate the temperature range for June. Name the instrument shown in Figure 3. China. state the minimum temperature. (1m) __________________________________________________________________________________ . (1m) __________________________________________________________________________________ 3c.

com/natural-disasters-channel.4. Blizzard Drought Flood Hurricane Tornado Tsunami (10m) Step 2: Write a news report on your chosen weather phenomenon.html http://science.fema. y y y y y y Definition of the weather phenomenon Causes of the phenomenon Where the weather phenomenon occurred Impacts it has on people and the environment Measures people can take to reduce its impacts 2 photographs of the weather phenomenon Here are some websites to help you get started in your research. http://geographicasia. Label the parts of the rain gauge. Your news report must include the following information.shtm .gov/hazard/types.htm http://www. The websites provided are not exhaustive.com/weather/index. (2m) A) B) C) D) ___________________________________________________________________________________________ PART II Step 1: Research on one of the weather phenomenon stated below. Use the template provided in the next page.howstuffworks.

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