Meaning of climate
Pronunciation: (klī'mit), [key]
- 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.
- a region or area characterized by a given climate: to move to a warm climate.
- the prevailing attitudes, standards, or environmental conditions of a group, period, or place: a climate of political unrest.
- climate (Thesaurus)