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Average Temperatures

Oslo

-5°C in the winter, 17°C in the summer.

Paris

  4°C in the winter and 19°C in the summer.

Tunis

 11°C in the winter, 26°C in the summer.

 

The following table gives the latitudes of the same three cities.

 

Latitudes

Oslo, Norway

60° N

Paris, France

49° N

Tunis, Tunisia

37° N

 

1. Complete the graph below which shows the Relationship between Latitude and Temperature.

 

graph

 

2. Add to the graph the city of Douala in Cameroon. Its latitude is 4° North of the equator and the average winter temperature is 28°C.

3. What happens to the temperature as you travel closer to the equator?

 

 

 

34. What happens to the temperature as you travel closer to the North Pole?

 

 

 

5. The city of Cape Town in South Africa is in the southern hemisphere. Its latitude, -34°, is not on the graph. Give an estimation for the average temperature in this city in winter.