Microclimate vs Macroclimate - What's the difference?

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Microclimate is a related term of macroclimate.


As nouns the difference between microclimate and macroclimate

is that microclimate is a small, local region having a unique pattern of weather or weather effects that differ from the local climate while macroclimate is the climate of a relatively large geographic area.

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microclimate

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A small, local region having a unique pattern of weather or weather effects that differ from the local climate.
  • :The microclimate on the south side of a building may differ from the one on the north, so that different plants may thrive.
  • :The coastal hills are home to many different microclimates .
  • macroclimate

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The climate of a relatively large geographic area.
  • *1993 Silviculture: From the Cradle of Forestry to Ecosystem Management: Proceedings
  • *:Within climatic regions, physiography or landforms modify macroclimate and affect the movement of organisms, . . .
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