Climate and Weather
Climate Zone: Climates of the World
Using information from the CIA World Fact Book, learn about
the climates of the world. Click on a country from their main
world map and you will be given the detailed facts of each
country, including its map.
Climates of the World by KBears.com
Learn about the climates of the world using a fun map. The map
uses climate legends to show the parts of the world that has a
specific climate. It also shows a brief description of each
climate and its characteristics.
Fao.org: Animated Climate Map
A presentation of global climate maps based on data for mean
monthly values of temperature, precipitation and cloudiness
prepared in 1991 by R. Leemans and W. Cramer and published by
the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Global Warming Map
GLOBAL WARMING: Early Warning Signs is a site that illustrates
the local consequences of global warming through a map. The
events indicated in the map are divided into finger prints or
direct manifestations and harbingers or foreshadow events of
Holiday Weather Map
This site's weather map shows the average temperature of each
country for every month.
HowStuffWorks Maps show locations and major features around
the world's regions. You can explore continents, countries,
cities and islands across the globe using their interactive
Interactive Climate Map
Climate Charts offers an interactive climate map where in upon
clicking each dot on a country you will get to see its climate
MeteorologyClimate: World Climate Map
Learn about several major climatic zones and bands of the
world based on the Köppen classification.
National Geographic - Climate Map
Check out the climate map from the National Geographic World
Atlas for Young Explorers.
UNEP/GRID-Arendal: Climate Change Maps
Maps and graphics that shows the causes and impacts of climate
change and global warming in the world.
Weekend Gardener - Climate Zones Map
Weekend Gardener offers climate zones map which are helpful
for any gardening enthusiast.
World Physical Map
World Physical Map gives a detailed description of all the geographical aspects of the world. Varied landscapes like mountains, deserts, plateaus, plains and deserts with their details are plotted on the world physical map. The Mount Everest peak at 8,848 meters (29,029 ft) is the highest point in the world, while the Dead Sea at 422 meters (1,385 ft) below sea level is the lowest point.
There are twelve countries that fall on the equator which includes: Uganda, Kenya, Sao Tome and Principe, Gabon, Republic of The Congo, Columbia, Indonesia and Brazil. Some of the prominent rivers and lakes shown in world physical map consist of The Bhramaputra, The Yangtse Kiang, The Danube, The Missouri, The Mississippi and the Darling River.
World's Physical Characteristics at a glance
Mean Radius: 6,371.0 km
Equatorial Radius: 6,378.1 km
Polar Radius: 6,356.8 km
Circumference: 40,075.02 km (equatorial)
40,007.86 km (meridional)
40,041.47 km (mean)
Surface Area: 510,072,000 sq km
148,940,000 sq km land (29.2 %)
361,132,000 sq km water (70.8 %)
Volume: 1.0832073 x 1012 km3
Mass: 5.9736 x 1024 kg
Mean Density: 5.5153 g/cm3
Equatorial Surface Gravity: 9.780327 m/s2
Escape Velocity: 11.186 km/s
Sidereal Rotation Period: 0.99726968 d
23h 56m 4.100s
Equatorial Rotation Velocity: 1,674.4 km/h (465.1 m/s)
Axial Tilt: 23.439281°
World Weather Map
The World Weather Map gives an indication of the meteorological aspects of any place in the world at a given time. Different aspects such as rainfall, cyclones, hurricanes, storms, temperature, dew points, cloud formation, pressure distribution etc., are indicated in world weather maps. The world weather map is very important to people who are involved in navigating the sea and the air. They can take a look at the prevailing weather of a region before they embark on their voyage.
WWF: U.S. Climate Change Impacts Map
Click on WWF map to learn more about the impacts of climate
change in each region in the United States.
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