Comparing Weather

Use the data from

7/18/94 (Melbourne, Australia) and 7/19/94 (Charleston, South Carolina)

Question? What important astronomical event was occurring on these two day?


  1. 1. Prepare a chart to compare the high temperatures and low temperatures for both cities.
  2. 2. Compare the latitude and longitude of both cities.
  3. 3. Suggest reasons why the temperatures are different in these 2 cities.
  4. 4. Now take a look at the tides. Prepare a chart to compare the low tides and high tides for both cities.
  5. 5. Now compare the phases the moon for both sites. Suggest reasons why there are differences.
  6. 6. What other comparisons can you make from the two newspaper weather entries?

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