climatic

[ klahy-mat-ik ]
/ klaɪˈmæt ɪk /

adjective

of or relating to climate.
(of ecological phenomena) due to climate rather than to soil or topography.
Also cli·mat·i·cal, cli·mat·al [klahy-mi-tl] /ˈklaɪ mɪ tl/.

Origin of climatic

First recorded in 1820–30; climate + -ic
Related formscli·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbsub·cli·mat·ic, adjective
Can be confusedclimactic climatic
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Word Origin and History for climatic

climatic


adj.

1828, from climate + -ic. There is a 1650 citation for climatical in OED. Related: Climatically.

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