Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Climate

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_353

The average conditions of common and unique weather over many years are a result of climate. The three major factors that affect the climate are solar radiation, atmospheric circulation, and the nature of the underlying surface. The multi-year averages of factors such as temperature, precipitation, and humidity are the main parameters that describe the climate conditions in a region.

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