the difference between climate change and weather.

I can’t say that I have seen any changes in our climate by looking at the weather day to day, week to week, month to month, or even year to year but if I look back thirty years to when I was a child I see a huge difference. When I was a little girl the winters in Stockholm was long and cold. It started in Oktober and held a firm grip on our daily weather to the first glimpse of the suns shine broke free from the never-ending darkness in May. Today the winter starts in January and are going to leave us in Mars or April. Thirty years have changed it.

I had to look up NASA´s definition on the difference between climate change and weather.

Weather is basically the way the atmosphere is behaving, mainly with respect to its effects upon life and human activities. The difference between weather and climate is that weather consists of the short-term (minutes to months) changes in the atmosphere. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure, as in high and low pressure.

In most places, weather can change from minute-to-minute, hour-to-hour, day-to-day, and season-to-season. Climate, however, is the average of weather over time and space. An easy way to remember the difference is that climate is what you expect, like a very hot summer, and weather is what you get, like a hot day with pop-up thunderstorms. –NASA

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