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 pattern of weather in an area, typically averaged over a period of 30 years. More rigorously, it is the mean and variability...
- Contemporary climate change includes both global warming and its impacts on Earth's weather patterns. There have been previous periods of climate change, but...
- An oceanic climate, also known as a maritime climate or marine climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle...
- The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems. It was first published by German-Russian climatologist...
- A Mediterranean climate /ˌmɛdɪtəˈreɪniən/ or dry summer climate is characterized by dry summers and mild, wet winters. The climate receives its name from...
- The Climate of India consists of a wide range of weather conditions across a vast geographic scale and varied topography, making generalizations difficult...
- The desert climate or arid climate (in the Köppen climate classification BWh and BWk), is a climate in which there is an excess of evaporation over precipitation...
- The subarctic climate (also called subpolar climate, or boreal climate) is a climate characterised by long, usually very cold winters, and short, cool...
- In geography, the temperate climates (sometimes tepid climates) of Earth occur in the middle latitudes (40° to 60° N/S of Equator), which span between...
- Tropical climate is one of the five major climate groups in the Köppen climate classification. Tropical climates are characterized by monthly average...