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Climate (Jbmwn)

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The sum total of the meteorological elements that characterize the average and extreme condition of the atmosphere over a long period of time at any one place or region of the earth's surface. The collective state of the atmosphere at a given place or over a given area within a specified period of time. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Weather and climate (Jbmw)
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Climate change (Jbmwnc)
Drought (Jbmwnd)
Global warming (Jbmwnw)
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