Regents Prep: Earth Science
Multiple-Choice Questions
  Question 9 of 19   Meteorology and Climate
This question may require the use of the Earth Science Reference Tables.

Base your answer to this question on the field map below, which shows the average annual precipitation in New York State for the past 25 years. Isoline values represent inches per year.

Jamestown received more rainfall per year than Elmira. A reason for this difference is that Jamestown is located




 1.  closer to a large body of water

 2.  at a higher latitude

 3.  at a lower elevation

 4.  in the prevailing southerly wind belt

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