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Weather and Climate Data

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Welcome to the Anderson University Thrift Library's Libguide about Weather! The call numbers for this subject are QC 851-QC 999.

Weather is the state of the atmosphere, to the degree that it is hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or stormy, clear or cloudy.[1] Most weather phenomena occur in the troposphere,[2][3] just below the stratosphere. Weather refers, generally, to day-to-day temperature and precipitation activity, whereas climate is the term for the average atmospheric conditions over longer periods of time.[4] When used without qualification, "weather" is understood to be the weather of Earth. ...From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

What is weather?