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 Form 2 Geography Revision Questions and Answers Set 1

Describe two characteristics of a mountain climate

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Answer Text:
- Temperature decreases with increase in altitude.
- Rainfall increases with height upto 300mm then it starts to decrease because the air is cold and has no capacity
to hold moisture.
- Windward slopes are wetter than leeward slopes.
- Atmospheric pressure decreases with increasing altitude.
- Local winds are common, they blow up slope during the day and down slope during night.