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Misconception CLM045:

Air temperature is not affected by elevation (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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If someone wants to live in a place that is warmer than where that person lives now, it is useful to consider both the distance of the place from the equator and its height above sea level.



Places at the same latitude can have different high temperatures on a given day even if they are at the same elevation and the same distance from the ocean.