Weather & Climate

Day to day changes in atmospheric conditions is called weather. Weather can change several times in a day. Overall weather pattern over a long duration at a place is called climate of that place. Climate is a long term phenomenon and for this a period of 25 to 30 years is normally taken into consideration. Various factors which affect the climate of a place are; altitude, latitude, topography and distance from sea. The climate of India is hot and humid and is called the monsoon climate. Scientists who specialize in study of weather phenomenon are called meteorologists. They also analyse various data to predict about the weather.

Weather Climate Quiz