Asked Dec 21, 2019

Why does presence of large water bodies tend to moderate the climate of nearby land- to make it warmer in cold weather and cooler in hot weather?


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Larger water bodies such as oceans, seas, larger lakes tend to moderate the climate of nearby lands. This is due to the fact that the water gets heated or cooled slowly than the other landmasses.

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Due to this, the coastal regions have more moderate temper...

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