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Define climate and explain how climate differs from weather.?
Climate is a weather pattern that occurs in an area over many years, where as weather is a day to day occurrence which can differ depending on the humidity, relative humidity, precipitation percentages and temperature.
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Weather is all the conditions in one place at one time. Weather can change from day to day. Climate is the average of weather conditions over a long time.
Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a given place and time,whereas climate is the trend of weather for a location over 30years
WEATHER: Weather is basically the way the atmosphere is behaving,mainly with respect to its effects upon life and human activities.Most people think of weather in terms of tem…perature, humidity,precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, andatmospheric pressure, as in high and low pressure. In most places,weather can change from minute-to-minute, hour-to-hour, day-to-day,and season-to-season. CLIMATE: Climate is the description of the long-term pattern ofweather in a particular area. Some scientists define climate as the average weather for aparticular region and time period, usually taken over 30-years.When scientists talk about climate, they're looking at averages ofprecipitation, temperature, humidity, sunshine, wind velocity,phenomena such as fog, frost, and hail storms, and other measuresof the weather that occur over a long period in a particular place. For example, after looking at rain gauge data, lake and reservoirlevels, and satellite data, scientists can tell if during a summer,an area was drier than average. If it continues to be drier thannormal over the course of many summers, than it would likelyindicate a change in the climate. In the context of climate change: Weather varies all the time, butclimate doesn't vary nearly as quickly. The Earth's climate is changing relatively quickly (relative to itsusual pace) now due to an enhanced greenhouse effect caused byhumans emissions of greenhouse gases, and most locations areexperiencing a net warming as a result. This doesn't mean it can'tget cold anymore, or even that record cold temperatures will nolonger occur. But it does mean that, in most areas, heat waves (orunusual warmth in the winter) will be warmer and cold snaps (orcool periods in summer) will not be as cold. The time scale of climate is not nearly as intuitive as that ofweather, so even people who understand this have a tendency to beinfluenced only by the most recent weather they experience. You canobserve this effect by watching the news during both cold snaps andheat waves, which will be either given as evidence for or againstthe warming of the Earth. In reality, you cannot attribute eitherto a changing climate due to the small spatial and temporal scaleof these events; weather variability will always be of greatermagnitude than observed changes in climate.
Yes, it depends on the type of rocks, but in general rocks weather at a faster rate in areas were it is warmer and more moist.
Weathering is the process by which the forces of wind, water, ice, and life break down rock. Climate is the long term trend in weather over the course of decades or longer per…iods of time.
"Climate is what you expect, weather is what you get"
Weather is the area's day-to-day conditions and climate is the area's average conditions.
Sure. Weather is highly variable. For example, today in New Jersey it is 60 degrees and raining in the middle of winter. That might be considered a climatic normal in souther…n Louisiana, which is a very different climate than New Jersey, whereas it is more than 20 degrees warmer than average here.
Yes, because climate is yearly and weather is daily.
There isnt really a difference
You can live in a place with a Mediterranean climate but one day the weather will be stormy.
Whether changes about every minute while climate changes over a long period of time
Weather reports the condition of the atmosphere over a short periodof time and climate refers to how the atmosphere behaves over along period of time.
They differ because weather is what happens a short period of timein the atmosphere and climate is what happens in longer periods oftime.
weather is day to day . climate is the average weather of a place