the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
the meteorological conditions: temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation
large scale disasters
an area that has little precipitation because some barrier causes the winds to lose their moisture before reaching it
the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back
(physics) an effect whereby a body moving in a rotating frame of reference experiences the Coriolis force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation
the property of being close together
chromatic purity: freedom from dilution with white and hence vividness of hue
Small particles of dust released into the atmosphere by many natural processes and human activities
Angle formed between sunlight approaching the earth's surface and the surface itself
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
(oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time
pieces of ice used to track earths past weather
date lines that determine the age of a tree
a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
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