Sunday, 17 June 2012

Weather different from climate

Weather different from climate:
Climate and weather are the two aspects of meteorology. 
Weather is the day-to-day state of the atmosphere in a region. It deals with sunshine, rain, cloud cover, winds, hail, snow, sheet, freezing rain, flooding, blizzards, storms, heat waves and other conditions on a particular day, or at a particular time, in most places, weather can change from minute-to-minute, and day-to-day.
Climate, on other hand, is how the atmosphere 'behaves' over relatively long periods of time. When scientists talk about climate, they're looking at averages of precipitation, temperature,humidity, sunshine, wind velocity, phenomena such as fog, frost, and other measures of the weather that occur over a long period in a particular place. Weather varies all the time, but climate doesn't vary nearly as quickly.

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