Daily Temperature Variations - Net Radiation
QUESTIONS FOR THOUGHT:
1. How would the lag in daily temperature experienced over land compare to the daily temperature lag over water? Draw diagrams for each!!
2. The average temperature in San Fransicso, CA for December, January, and February is 11°C. During the same three-month period the average temperature in Richmond, Virtginia is 4°C. Yet, San Francisco and Richmond have nearly the same yearly total of heating degree-days. Explain why.
3. On a warm summer day, will a city in New Jersey or New Mexico experience a larger diurnal temperature variation? Explain.