MIDWEST REGION 5B by nick, and Amelia b.

STATES: The states of the Midwest consists of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

AVERAGE YEARLY TEMPERATURE: The average yearly temperature is 46.05°F.

AVERAGE YEARLY PRECIPITATION: The average yearly precipitation is 39.17 inches.

CLIMATE FOR EACH SEASON: Temperatures can fall below 0° F in the winter in many parts of the region, but is usually 30°F and 40° F. Spring and Autumn temperatures are usually between 50°F to 70°F. Summers are usually between 80° F and 90°F.

HOW IS CLIMATE TRACKED: Barometers can be used to measure pressure in the atmosphere. Climatologists use the barometric data over time in months and years. When the pressure in the atmosphere it indicates that storm fronts may be coming. Climate can also be tracked with hygrometers, and thermometers.

Barometer

COMMON WEATHER: Tornadoes, droughts, floods, and lots of rain are common in midwest. Iowa has On average 48 tornadoes most of them between May and June!

HISTORIC WEATHER EVENT: A historic weather event was the Ground Hog day blizzard of 2011. The blizzard hit the Midwest with 12 to 24 inches of snow.

Credits:

Created with images by dok1 - "Afternoon Rain in Chenoweth Fork Valley" • Heliophiliac, sentimental, nostalgic. - "Rain" • tpsdave - "winter birds geese" • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Midwest Region - "Wetland" • JamesWatkins - "Kansas Summer Wheat and Storm Panorama" • newagecrap - "Eagle Lake Barn" • bazzadarambler - "barometer" • Photography by Daniel Rodriguez - "Rain Wrap"

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