Climate

The average weather, usually taken over a 30 year time period, for a particular region and time period. Climate is not the same as weather, but rather, it is the average pattern of weather for a particular region. Weather describes the short-term state of the atmosphere. Climatic elements include precipitation, temperature, humi...

climate

(Learning Modules / Geography / Geography of energy) The average condition of weather over a long time.

climate

(Learning Modules / Geography / Weather forecasting) The average condition of weather over a long time.

Climate

The average weather over many years.

Climate

The total long-term characteristics of weather for any region It includes rainfall, temperature, humidity, wind direction and wind velocity.

climate

The statistical collection and representation of the weather conditions for a specified area during a specified time interval, usually decades, together with a description of the state of the external system or boundary conditions. The properties that characterize the climate are thermal (temperatures of the surface air, water, land, and ice), kine...
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Climate

The statistical collection and representation of the weather conditions for a specified area during a specified time interval, usually decades, together with a description of the state of the external system or boundary conditions. The properties that characterize the climate are thermal (temperatures of the surface air, water, land, and ice), kine...
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Climate

The long-term average weather pattern of a region.
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climate

[n] - the prevailing psychological state 2. [n] - the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
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Climate

OFSTED terms this as a composite judgement reflecting attitudes to the school, behaviour (including the incidence of exclusions), personal development and relationships, attendance, provision for PSMSC development and procedures for child protection and f
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Climate

Cli'mate noun [ French climat , Latin clima , -atis , from Greek ..., ..., slope, the supposed slope of the earth (from the equator toward the pole), hence a region or zone of the earth, from ... to slope, incline, akin to English lean , intransitive verb See Lean ,
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Climate

Cli'mate intransitive verb To dwell. [ Poetic] Shak.
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climate

clime noun the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time; `the dank climate of southern Wales`; `plants from a cold clime travel best in winter`
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climate

noun the prevailing psychological state; `the climate of opinion`; `the national mood had changed radically since the last election`
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Climate

• (v. i.) To dwell. • (v. i.) 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. • (v. i.) 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,...
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climate

(from the article `astrolabe`) ...objects in the sky. The alidade made it possible to use the astrolabe for surveying applications—e.g., determining the height of a mountain. Most ...
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climate

conditions of the atmosphere at a particular location over a long period of time; it is the long-term summation of the atmospheric elements (and ... [62 related articles]
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Climate

(climatic) 1)In the most general sense, the term "climate variability" denotes the inherent characteristic of climate which manifests itself in changes of climate with time. The degree of climate variability can be described by the differences between long-term statistics of meteorological elements calculated for different periods. (In this sense, ...
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Climate

Synthesis of weather conditions in a given area, characterized by long-term statistics (mean values, variances, probabilities of extreme values, etc.) of the meteorological elements in that area. Polar climate (arctic climate) is generally the climate of a geographical polar region, most commonly taken to be a climate which is too cold to support t...
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Climate

General pattern of weather conditions for a region over a long period time (at least 30 years).
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CLIMATE

The historical record and description of average daily and in seasonal weather events that help describe a region. Statistics are generally drawn over several decades. The word is derived from the Greek klima, meaning inclination, and reflects the importance early scholars attributed to the sun's influence.
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climate

The prevailing or average weather conditions of a geographic region.
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Climate

The average of weather over at least a 30-year period. Note that the climate taken over different periods of time (30 years, 1000 years) may be different. The old saying is climate is what we expect and weather is what we get.
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climate

climate, average condition of the atmosphere near the earth's surface over a long period of time, taking into account temperature, precipitation (see rain), humidity, wind, barometric pressure, and other phenomena.Sections in this article:IntroductionPrimary Influence on ClimateSecondary Influences ...
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Climate

Climate is the average state of the atmosphere with regard to warmth, wind, rain and other variable conditions throughout a long period of time. It is dependant on the interaction of atmospheric conditions, such as wind, cloud, temperature and rainfall and on the surface features of the earth itself, such as the distribution of land and water, moun...
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