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climatology

[klahy-muh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌklaɪ məˈtɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the science that deals with the phenomena of climates or climatic conditions.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; climate + -o- + -logy
Related forms
climatologic
[klahy-muh-tl-oj-ik] /ˌklaɪ mə tlˈɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
climatological, adjective
climatologically, adverb
climatologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for climatologic

climatology

/ˌklaɪməˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the study of climate
Derived Forms
climatologic (ˌklaɪmətəˈlɒdʒɪk), climatological, adjective
climatologically, adverb
climatologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for climatologic

climatology

n.

"scientific study of climates," 1803, from climate + -ology.

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climatology
  (klī'mə-tŏl'ə-jē)   
The scientific study of climates, including the causes and long-term effects of variation in regional and global climates. Climatology also studies how climate changes over time and is affected by human actions.
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