Weather maps



  1. From your local newspaper collect a week of weather maps similar to those shown here. Cut them out and create a "flip book". Describe how change is observed from the representations given.
  2. For the data here, what is the range of maximum temperatures for the week in Hobart? Launceston? Burnie? Strahan? St. Helens? Swansea? Which shows the greatest variability over the week? How would you define "variability" in this context?
  3. What is the best measure of average maximum temperature for each of the towns for the week? How would you describe the average maximum temperature for Tasmania for the week?


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