microclimate

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From micro- +‎ climate.

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microclimate (plural microclimates)

  1. 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.

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