Firstly, I will look at the temperature trends within the southern hemisphere of Africa. The southern hemisphere of Africa receives more rainfall and, therefore, has far more vegetation and natural greenery.
Southern Africa’s normal temperatures show summer maximums and winter minimums, however, the rainfall here is unpredictable and erratic. Twenty-three climate stations were used to help make predictions about the variability of South African climate. At the end of the experiment, the mean seasonal temperatures were compared and it was recorded that temperature trends are not consistent throughout the year, with autumn displaying a maximum trend and spring displaying a minimum trend. It was also discovered that temperature trends, in general, se...
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