Definition of Climate. Meaning of Climate. Synonyms of Climate

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Definition of Climate

Climate
Climate Cli"mate, n. [F. climat, L. clima, -atis, fr. Gr. ?, ?, slope, the supposed slope of the earth (from the equator toward the pole), hence a region or zone of the earth, fr. ? to slope, incline, akin to E. lean, v. i. See Lean, v. i., and cf. Clime.] 1. (Anc. Geog.) One of thirty regions or zones, parallel to the equator, into which the surface of the earth from the equator to the pole was divided, according to the successive increase of the length of the midsummer day. 2. The condition of a place in relation to various phenomena of the atmosphere, as temperature, moisture, etc., especially as they affect animal or vegetable life.
Climate
Climate Cli"mate, v. i. To dwell. [Poetic] --Shak.

Meaning of Climate from wikipedia

- Climate is the long-term weather pattern in a region, typically averaged over 30 years. More rigorously, it is the mean and variability of meteorological...
- usage, climate change describes global warming—the ongoing increase in global average temperature—and its effects on Earth's climate system. Climate change...
- The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems. It was first published by German-Russian climatologist...
- An oceanic climate, also known as a marine climate, is the temperate climate sub-type in Köppen classification represented as Cfb, typical of west coasts...
- Mediterranean climate (/ˌmɛdɪtəˈreɪniən/ MED-ih-tə-RAY-nee-ən), also called a dry summer climate, described by Köppen as Cs, is a temperate climate type that...
- The subarctic climate (also called subpolar climate, or boreal climate) is a continental climate with long, cold (often very cold) winters, and short,...
- In geography, the temperate climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes (approximately 23.5° to 66.5° N/S of Equator), which span between the tropics...
- The Journal of Climate is a biw****ly peer-reviewed scientific journal published semi-monthly by the American Meteorological Society. It covers research...
- Ice cap climate Oceanic climate Subarctic climate Semi-arid climate Mediterranean climate Tropical monsoon climate Tropical rainforest climate Tropical...
- induced climate change and its impacts. "More climate action" is a central demand of the climate movement. Climate inaction is the absence of climate action...