How Does Ocean Climates Affect Climate?

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1. Places farther away from the equator (higher latitudes) receive less sunlight than places closer to the equator. The sun 's energy is spread over a large area in places far from the equator, and it 's energy is concentrated on a small area in places at the equator. Therefore, places closer to the equator have a warmer climate, while places farther away from the equator have colder climates.

2. Ocean currents affect climate because it 's temperature affects the temperature of the air that passes over it.Therefore, that air can get hotter or cooler which might give a certain region a milder or damper climate.

2. a) For example, since the Labrador Current flows southward from the Arctic, it makes the air of coastal locations in Labrador
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