Топик The Climate of Great Britain
The climate is the average weather conditions of a definite place. It is made up of the average summer and winter temperature, the amount of sunshine, the direction of the winds, the average rainfall, etc.
The British Isles are surrounded by the ocean and have an insular climate. The climate is moister and more equable than that of Central Europe.
Western winds that flow from the Atlantic Ocean influence the climate of Great Britain. The climate is mild and strong frosts are rare. The January average temperature is higher and the July temperature is lower than in most European countries.
The coldest part of the country is the Highlands of Scotland. It is as frosty in Scotland as in Saint-Petersburg. In January south-western England (Devon and Cornwall) is the warmest part in Great Britain. The snow is rare and it never lies for long. In summer the south-eastern part of England is the warmest.
There is an abundance of rainfall in the west, which is the reason for thick fogs.
Список слов к топику The Climate of Great Britain
average – среднее число, средний
amount – сумма, итог, количество
direction – направление
rare – редкий
to influence – влиять
abundance – изобилие, достаточность
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