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Climate is the long-term weather pattern in an area, typically averaged over 30 years. More rigorously, it is the mean and variability of meteorological variables over a time spanning from months to millions of years. Some of the meteorological variables that are commonly measured are temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, and precipitation. In a broader sense, climate is the state of the components of the climate system, including the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, lithosphere and biosphere and the interactions between them. The climate of a location is affected by its latitude/longitude, terrain, altitude, land use and nearby water bodies and their currents.

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Organizations relating to Climate

International Council of Psychologists / Boulder CO, USA / Est. 1941
International Society of Biometeorology / Norfolk VA, USA / Est. 1956
International Hydropower Association / London, UK / Est. 1995
International Society of Medical Hydrology and Climatology / Porto, Portugal / Est. 1921
International Union for Quaternary Research / Budapest, Hungary / Est. 1928
Global CCS Institute / Melbourne VIC, Australia / Est. 2009
Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance / Est. 2014
Global Commission on Adaptation / Rotterdam, Netherlands / Est. 2018
Association internationale de climatologie / Grenoble, France / Est. 1988
KIMO International / Lerwick, UK / Est. 1990
Red Iberoamericana de Oficinas de Cambio Climático / Est. 2004
West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use / Accra, Ghana
Southern African Science Service Centre for Climate Change and Adaptive Land Management
Panafrican Climate Justice Alliance / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 2008
European Federation of Green Roof and Wall Associations / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1997
European Climate Research Alliance / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2011
South Asian Youth Climate Coalition / Sundargarh, India
IIED América-Latina / Buenos Aires, Argentina / Est. 1988
African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development / Niamey, Niger / Est. 1987
Climate Action Network Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia / Est. 1994
International Commission on Middle Atmosphere Science / Kyoto, Japan
Climate Action Network Latin America / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1992
Ocean Observations Panel for Climate / Paris, France
Southeast Asia Regional Committee / Chung Li, Taiwan / Est. 1993
EuroMAB / Paris, France
Global Runoff Data Centre / Koblenz, Germany / Est. 1988
Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre / Belmopan, Belize / Est. 2001
Comité Regional de Recursos Hidraulicos del Istmo Centroamericano / San José, Costa Rica / Est. 1966
IOC Sub-Commission for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions / Cartagena de Indias, Colombia / Est. 1982
WorldFish / Bayan Lepas, Malaysia / Est. 1975
Climate Action Network Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1989
Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier / Montpellier, France / Est. 1962
Global Warming International Center / Est. 1986
Climate Action Network South East Asia / Est. 1992
World Mayors Council on Climate Change / Bonn, Germany / Est. 2005
Air Transport Action Group / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1990
Asian Energy Institute / Delhi, India / Est. 1989
Asian Disaster Reduction Centre / Kobe, Japan / Est. 1998
Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research / Montevideo, Uruguay / Est. 1992
Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean / Panama, Panama / Est. 1992
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1975
DAMOCLES Consortium
Climate Action Network South Asia / Dhaka, Bangladesh / Est. 1991
Climate Broadcasters Network - Europe / Est. 2007
Commonwealth Youth Climate Initiative / London, UK / Est. 2009
Many Strong Voices / London, UK
Climate change Learning Initiative Mobilizing Action Transforming Environments in Asia Pacific / Est. 2010
Global Cities Covenant on Climate / Est. 2010
African Climate Policy Centre / Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Climate and Clean Air Coalition / Paris, France / Est. 2012

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