1. [ noun ] (meteorology) the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time
Synonyms: clime

"the dank climate of southern Wales" "plants from a cold clime travel best in winter"

Related terms: environmental_condition acclimatize
2. [ noun ] the prevailing psychological state
Synonyms: mood

"the climate of opinion" "the national mood had changed radically since the last election"

Related terms: condition
Similar spelling:   climatic