Climate vs. Weather

Climate vs. Weather

Climate (noun) is

1. a measure of average values and changes in temperature, humidity, precipitation, wind, and other variables over a long period of time in a given geographical area

2. current attitudes or conditions.

Examples:

1. "The climate has been experiencing undue changes, suggesting global warming."

2. "The political climate during a war is often very unsettled."

Weather (noun) is

1. the state of the atmosphere, including temperature, humidity, precipitation, wind, and other variables, in a particular place at a particular time;

2. (verb) to be worn down by atmospheric conditions

3. to come safely through adverse physical or emotional conditions.

Examples:

1. "The new fall season will bring delightful weather and fun experiences."

2. "Everyone learns to weather life's storms."

Let's take a look at climate and weather together in a sentence:

"If the house can weather this unfavorably cold and wet climate, it can surely withstand just about any climactic variation."

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