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Definition (

Weather is the state of the atmosphere, to the degree that it is hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or stormy, clear or cloudy. Most weather phenomena occur in the troposphere, just below the stratosphere. Weather generally refers to day-to-day temperature and precipitation activity, whereas climate is the term for the average atmospheric conditions over longer periods of time. (Wikipedia)

Preferred Units: N/A

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N/AAtmospheric conditions
Meteorological factors
Meteorological geographical features
Weather data
Weather forecasting
Weather monitoring
Weather reports

This term is used for the following terms: 
Weather conditions

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