National 5 Geography > The Physical Environments > Weather

Introduction to weather

The weather is the day to day condition of the atmosphere. It is made up of different elements, including:

Climate is the weather of a specific region averaged over a long period of time, sometimes over a period of 30-40 years. The benefit of averaging weather elements, such as temperature and rainfall, is that it is possible to identify what the weather is typically like in a place and is not unnecessarily influenced by unusual weather events.

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