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 average of weather, typically averaged over a period of 30 years. More rigorously, it is the mean and variability of meteorological...
- Climate change includes both global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns...
- The Köppen climate cl****ification is one of the most widely used climate cl****ification systems. It was first published by German-Russian climatologist...
- An oceanic climate, also known as a maritime climate, marine climate is the Köppen cl****ification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes...
- 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...
- [[File:Climate Map of the Philippines (1951-2010).jpg|thumb|Climate map of the Philippines based on the Modified Coronas' Climate Cl****ification, based...
- In geography, the temperate climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes (40° to 60° N/S of Equator), which span between the tropics and the polar regions...
- Tropical climate is one of the five major climate groups in the Köppen climate cl****ification. Tropical climates are characterized by monthly average...
- Alpine climate is the typical weather (climate) for the regions above the tree line. This climate is also referred to as a mountain climate or highland...
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