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Geographic VariabilityPlay
Climate can change significantly from one geographic area to another, highlighting the region's characteristics. SlideThe climate in the Arctic differs greatly from that in the Sahara Desert.
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Subjective InterpretationPlay
People describe climate based on personal experience, so descriptions can be subjective. SlideShe found the climate to be mild, but he thought it was quite chilly.
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Not WeatherPlay
'Climate' refers to usual conditions over time, unlike 'weather' which is daily or short-term. SlideEven with today's storm, the region's climate is generally dry.