The average weather we would expect over a long period of time (seasons, years, decades). ClimateThe average weather we would expect over a long period of time (seasons, years, decades). Climate varies from place-to-place across the Earth. Climate is determined by long-term (over at least... More varies from place-to-place across the Earth. Climate is determined by long-term (over at least 30 years) monitoring of weather variables (temperature, rainfall, wind speed, etc.). Note that Climate is different from weather, in that weather only describes the short-term conditions of these variables in a given region.

See also Climate of the ArcticThe Arctic is often defined based on climate, for example, the area where the average temperature for the warmest month is below 10°C (50ºF).... More.

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