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 an area, typically averaged over 30 years. More rigorously, it is the mean and variability of meteorological...
- Contemporary climate change includes both global warming and its impacts on Earth's weather patterns. There have been previous periods of climate change, but...
- 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 humid temperate climate sub-type in Köppen classification Cfb, typical of west coasts in higher...
- A Mediterranean climate /ˌmɛdɪtəˈreɪniən/, also called dry summer temperate climate Cs, is a temperate climate sub-type, characterized by dry summers and...
- In geography, the temperate climates (sometimes tepid climates) of Earth occur in the middle latitudes (23.5° to 66.5° N/S of Equator), which span between...
- A semi-arid climate, semi-desert climate, or steppe climate is a dry climate sub-type. It is located on regions that receive precipitation below potential...
- A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and cool to mild winters. These climates normally lie on the...
- The desert climate or arid climate (in the Köppen climate classification BWh and BWk), is a dry climate sub-type in which there is a severe excess of evaporation...
- The subarctic climate (also called subpolar climate, or boreal climate) is a climate characterised by long, cold (often very cold) winters, and short,...