Know Climate Change

Basics of Climate Science

Climatic Variables

While experiencing the climate as hot or cold, seldom do we realize that the climate is the result of a delicate balance between several elements, which include

  • Atmosphere
  • Water systems
  • Living organisms
  • Topography

These elements determine various factors that govern the climate. These factors are called climatic variables. Of these, the most important factors that are taken into account are rain, atmospheric pressure, wind, humidity, and temperature. The common climatic variables are

Click each variable to know more about it.