macroclimate


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mac·ro·cli·mate

 (măk′rō-klī′mĭt)
n.
The climate of a large geographic area.

mac′ro·cli·mat′ic (-măt′ĭk) adj.

macroclimate

(ˈmækrəʊˌklaɪmɪt)
n
(Environmental Science) the prevailing climate of a large area
macroclimatic adj
ˌmacrocliˈmatically adv

mac·ro·cli·mate

(măk′rō-klī′mĭt)
The climate of a large geographic area.
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Macroclimate in the true geographical sense refers to the temperature, humidity and rainfall of a given area.
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Even under the same regional macroclimate, the life-form spectra of crystalline and sedimentary caatinga were markedly distinct and clearly separate in the NMS ordination (Fig.
Burke IC, Elliot ET, Cole CV (1995) Influence of macroclimate, landscape position, and management on soil organic matter in agroecosystems.
SANTOS, J.A.; MALHEIRO, A.C.; PINTO, J.G.; JONES, G.V Macroclimate and viticultural zoning in Europe: observed trends and atmospheric forcing.
Macroclimate and plant forms: an introduction to predictive modeling in phytogeography.
The region's macroclimate is Cfa type (subtropical humid), according to Koeppen's classification, with mean annual temperature at 19.5[degrees]C, cold winters with minimum temperature at 3[degrees]C, and warm summers with maximum temperature at 41[degrees]C; annual rainfall 1347 mm, distributed uniformly throughout the year (MORENO, 1961).