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On the mean temperature of the equator

On the mean temperature of the equator

as deduced from observations made at Prince of Wales"s Island, Singapore, and Malacca

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Published by William Blackwood, T. Cadell in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric temperature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Brewster.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QC903 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 60-67
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19641405M

      Meanwhile, Mars’ average surface temperature is °C, but the Red Planet also experiences some variability, with temperatures ranging as high as 20 °C at the equator . The tropical regions are the regions of the Earth near the equator and between the Tropic of Cancer in the northern hemisphere and the Tropic of Capricorn in the southern hemisphere. This tropical region is also referred to as the tropical zone or the torrid zone. The word Tropical specifically means places near the is also sometimes used in a general sense for a tropical climate, a.

    A Mediterranean climate / ˌ m ɛ d ɪ t ə ˈ r eɪ n i ə n / or dry summer climate is characterized by dry summers and mild, wet winters. The climate receives its name from the Mediterranean Basin, where this climate type is most rranean climate zones are typically located along the western sides of continents, between roughly 30 and 45 degrees north and south of the equator.   The seafloor of that ocean is at a constant temperature of 4°C (39°F), the surface waters at the equator are at 30°C (86°F), and the surface waters at the poles are at -2°C (28°F).

    The temperature scales of Celsius and Kelvin do not intersect, because there is a fixed difference between them. The temperature scales of Fahrenheit and Kelvin intersect at −°: −℉ is equal to − K, but that temperature is below the absolute zero point and therefore cannot actually be reached. [] 2.   Climate is the average weather conditions in a place over a long period of time—30 years or more. And as you probably already know, there are lots of different types of climates on Earth. For example, hot regions are normally closest to the equator.


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The average temperature on the equator is usually between 18 and 27 degrees Celsius. This is much hotter than the average temperatures around the Earth because the equator receives the most direct sunlight. This average takes into account temperatures during both the day and night.

It is also important to know that to the north of the equator at ° N is the Tropic of Cancer while to the south of the equator at ° S is the Tropic of Capricorn. These regions are known as the tropics and will be important when we talk about the temperature along the equator.

So what is the temperature along the equator. The average temperature of the equatorial countries is around 30 °C during the day. Average annual rainfall is quite high at around 2, to 3, mm per year.

Highest Point On The Equator. The highest point on the equator is located on the Volcán Cayambe’s southern slopes at an elevation of 4, meters in : Oishimaya Sen Nag. The temperature here usually varies with latitude. In the Persian Gulf which is located near the equator, water can be as warm as 36 degrees Celsius ( degrees Fahrenheit).

Water temperatures can be low as -2 degrees Celsius ( degrees Fahrenheit) at. Latitude and longitude make up the grid system that helps humans identify absolute, or exact, locations on the Earth’s surface. There is a relationship between latitude and temperature around the world, as temperatures are typically warmer approaching the Equator and cooler approaching the Poles.

Temperature Generally ocean temperatures range from about -2 o to 30 o C ( o F). The warmest water tends to be surface water in low latitude regions, while the surface water at the poles is obviously much colder (Figure ).

Note that at equivalent latitudes, water on the eastern side of the ocean basins is colder than the water on the western side. Mean global temperatures then stabilized at roughly °C ( °F) until the s.

The world has mainly grown hotter sinceat a rate of nearly °C ( °F) per decade. The annual global temperature from to was °C ( °F) higher than the average temperature. This is why, India experiences high temperature before summer solstice. (iv) Why is the annual range of temperature high in the Siberian plains.

Answer The mean January temperature between 80°N and 50°N is minus 20°C and the temperature in July is more than 10°C. That is why annual range of temperature is very high. Notice respecting the mean temperature of the equator. [David Brewster] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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The temperature at the equator, because day length is constant at 12 hours, does not vary with the seasons as it does at higher d, it varies with altitude, because the work done by. The course of the heat equator varies with the arrangement of continents and ocean does not even approximately parallel the geographic equator, but ranges from about 20°N in Mexico to about 14°S latitude in West Africa to the East Indies, the heat equator lies north of the geographic equator; from New Guinea to °W longitude, it lies south of the geographic equator.

The thermal equator (also known as "the heat equator") is a belt encircling the Earth, defined by the set of locations having the highest mean annual temperature at each longitude around the globe. Because local temperatures are sensitive to the geography of a region, mountain ranges and ocean currents ensure that smooth temperature gradients (such as might be found if the Earth were uniform.

The mean monthly temperatures are always around 80°F. with very little variation. There is no winter. Cloudiness and heavy precipitation help to moderate the daily temperature, so that even at the equator itself, the climate is not unbearable. Latitude and longitude, coordinate system by means of which the position or location of any place on Earth’s surface can be determined and described.

Latitude is a measurement of location north or south of the Equator. Longitude is a similar measurement east or west of the Greenwich meridian. One of the most common and persistent scientific misconceptions is that Earth's seasons are caused by Earth's distance from the sun.

A closely related and perhaps more common misconception is that the equator is warmer than the poles because the equator is significantly closer to the sun than are the poles (i.e. the equator "bulges out" toward the sun).

The mean temperature at the equator is K with an average maximum of K and average minimum of K, representing an average change in temperature of ∼ K.

Average maximum and minimum temperatures in the polar regions (poleward of 85°) are K and 50 K respectively with a mean average temperature K. Mean maximum. At high latitudes, ocean waters receive less sunlight – the poles receive only 40 percent of the heat that the equator does.

These variations in solar energy mean that the ocean surface can vary in temperature from a warm 30°C (86°F) in the tropics to a very cold -2°C (28°F) near the poles. Living near the Equator. In places near the equator the sun’s rays are almost directly over head thus keeping temperature high.

Living in places with seasons. Countries like United Kingdom and Korea, which are further North and South from the equator experience a change of four seasons.

Living far from the Equator. Tropical rainforest climate. The Köppen classification identifies tropical rainforest climate (Zone Af: f = feucht, German for moist) as having north and south latitudinal ranges of degrees from the equator.

Tropical rainforest climates have high temperatures: the yearly average temperature is between 70 °F to 85 °F (21 °C to 30 °C). A simplified black body model has the Earth's temperature responding according to the Stefan-Boltzmann law - which would make the temperature increase with the fourth root of the incident power, or %.

For a mean surface temperature of 27°C at the equator (K) that would be a 10K change. The Equator as a Line of Latitude. The equator is one of five lines of latitude used to help people navigate the world.

The other four include the Arctic Circle, the Antarctic Circle, the Tropic of Cancer, and the Tropic of Capricorn. Because the Earth is a sphere, the equator—the middle line—is significantly longer than any of the other lines of latitude.thermal equator The zone of highest mean temperature over the Earth, either in the annual or long-term average or at a given the long-term average, it is located around 5°N latitude.

This position north of the geographical equator results from the generally rather higher temperature of the northern hemisphere as compared with the southern hemisphere; this is because the glaciated.That isothermal obtained by connecting the hottest places of the earth, whose mean temperature is about 82 1/2 °F., is called the equator of heat.

This is far from coinciding with the terrestrial equator, and lies almost entirely in the northern Rating: % positive.