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Week Beginning 18th January 2021 - Geography Focus

   What is weather?  

Weather is a description of what the conditions are like in a particular place. For example, it could be:

  • hot or cold
  • wet or dry
  • windy or calm
  • stormy, with thunder and lightning

 

 What is climate? 

Climate is a description of the average weather conditions in a certain place for the past 30 or so years.

Different areas of the world have different climates. Climate is influenced by lots of different things, including:

  • how near or far it is from the Equator
  • how near or far it is from the sea
  • how high or low the ground is
  • its position on a continent

Please watch this video to learn more about weather and climate.

Geography KS1 Explain This... | Climate | BBC Teach

Did you know that in the United Kingdom, we have four seasons every year, each with its own type of weather? Watch the video below to learn more.

Geography KS1 The seasons | BBC Teach