[ klahy-mat-ik ]
/ klaɪˈmæt ɪk /


of or relating to climate.
(of ecological phenomena) due to climate rather than to soil or topography.

Nearby words

  1. climate canary,
  2. climate change,
  3. climate control,
  4. climate denial,
  5. climate denier,
  6. climatic bubo,
  7. climatic zone,
  8. climatize,
  9. climatography,
  10. climatological

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for climatically

Word Origin and History for climatically



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper