Defining Climate

By Austin V.

Climatology

Climatology is the study of Earth's Climate and the factors that cause past,present, and future climatic changes

Normals

Normals are the is data averaged on a monthly or annual basis for a period of at least 30 years

Tropics

The area between 23.5 degrees south and 23.5 degrees north of the equator

Temperate Zones

This is the lie between 23.5 and 66.5 degrees north and south of the equator.

Polar Zones

The Polar Zones are located from 66.5 degrees north and south of the equator to the poles.