A sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states
(meteorology) the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
The angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator, usually expressed in degrees and minutes.
rain, snow, sleet, dew, etc., formed by condensation of water vapour in the atmosphere
(Climate region) Climate classification systems are ways of classifying the world's climates. A climate classification may correlate closely with a biome category, as climate is a major influence on biological life in a region
The position of the Earth relative to the sun that helps to determine day and night, seasons, and time zones.
The outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle, approximately 100 km (62 mi.) thick.
the water on or surrounding the surface of the globe, including the water of the oceans and the water in the atmosphere.
a specific geomorphic feature on the surface of the earth, ranging from large-scale features such as plains, plateaus, and mountains to minor features such as hills, valleys, and alluvial fans.
the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years.