From Middle English climat, from Old French climat, from Latin clima, from Ancient Greek κλίμα or klíma (latitude, or more literally, inclination).
climate (plural climates)
- The long-term manifestations of weather and other atmospheric conditions in a given area or country, now usually represented by the statistical summary of its weather conditions during a period long enough to ensure that representative values are obtained (generally 30 years).
- The context in general of a particular political, moral, etc., situation.
- A shortening of the term "climate change."
- climate change
- climate control
- climate crisis
- political climate
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