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Weather vs Climate

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    How are weather and climate different? 

    Take Denver and Omaha, for example. Both are close to the same latitude and have the same climate patterns. However, Denver is close to the mountains and Omaha is near a river. Elevation and landmarks impact the daily weather of these cities. 

    Read more about the differences between weather and climate here.