kelimâ, âb-o-havâ (#)
The characteristic meteorological conditions (temperature, precipitation, and wind) and their extremes, of any place or region. In other words, weather patterns averaged over a given period of time to obtain a consistent pattern of the expected atmospheric conditions.
M.E. climat, from M.Fr. climat, from L. clima, climat- "region, slope of the Earth," from Gk. klima "region, zone," from base of klinein "to slope," thus "slope of the Earth from equator to pole," from PIE base *klei- "to lean," → inclination.
Kelimâ, loan from Fr., as above.
kelimâ-ye kuhestân (#)
Fr.: climat de montagne
Climate of relatively high elevations, specifically where optical observatories are situated.
The climate during a past geologic time or before historical records.