Translation of climate in Spanish:

climate

Pronunciation: /ˈklaɪmət/

n

  • [Geography/Geografía] clima (masculine) the political/intellectual/artistic climate el clima político/intelectual/artístico in the current climate en la situación actual
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    • During climate extremes, whether droughts or flooding rains, those on the land feel it most.
    • A monsoon climate of alternating wet and dry seasons characterizes the weather.
    • A microclimate describes the climate of a small environment such as a town, forest or garden.
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    • Because chili peppers thrive in very warm, hot climates, equatorial regions seem to have the heaviest concentration of pungent cuisine.
    • A common example is the relatively faster rate of sugar increase in warm to hot climates compared to flavour increase and acid decrease.
    • Also known as elephant's ear, this water lover does best in warm climates; in colder regions, you can grow it indoors.

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