Climate & Weather Theme Definition: Meteorological conditions, including temperature, precipitation, and wind that characteristically prevail in a particular region over a long period of time. Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a given time and place, with respect to variables such as temperature, moisture, wind velocity, and barometric pressure.

Updated on January 14, 2020
Climate Weather Theme

Community Type: NGDA

Sponsor: FGDC

Sponsor Email: NGDATeam@fgdc.gov

Theme Lead Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Theme Lead: Kari Sheets (NOAA)