continental high

continental high

[¦känt·ən¦ent·əl ′hī]
(meteorology)
A general area of high atmospheric pressure which on mean charts of sea-level pressure is seen to overlie a continent during the winter. Also known as continental anticyclone.
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All continental high speed trains will terminate in London.
Balochistan comprises of four distinct climate regions tropical coastal region, sub tropical continental plateau, sub tropical continental low lands and sub tropical continental high lands.
Continental high pressure, or an anticyclone, over China and Mongolia generally creates cold winds that carry away air pollutants; thus the level of fine dust drops during winter.
31, a cold continental high pressure system will push in another northeastern monsoon toward Taiwan and temperatures will drop gain, with lows in northern Taiwan expected to dip down to 16 to 17 degrees.
Guardiola was tipped to fail when he started at City and it's true that in his first season, 2016-17, he struggled to deploy his continental high defensive line tactics in an environment where players had a lot less time on the ball.
The World Meteorological Organization does not track monthly records, but they do investigate and confirm more significant records, like continental high and low temperatures.
Balochistan with an area of about 347,182 square kilometers comprises of four distinct climate regions - tropical coastal region, sub tropical continental plateau, sub tropical continental low lands and sub tropical continental high lands.
Heinonen graduated with honors from Continental High School in Continental, Ohio.
Continental high speed rail services are only two tracks wide and carry 20 trains per hour each train, conveying 1000-plus passengers.
The new learning area aims to recreate a typical continental high street complete with a bank, travel agent, cake shop, cafe and chemist.
Continental High weather is another fair-weather type but is colder with north or northwest winds across the state.

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