Weather vs Climate

Cross Insurance Center

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The terms “weather” and “climate” are often used interchangeably, but there are big differences between the two. In this forum, two of Maine’s experts (one from each field) will explain the differences between weather and climate, and discuss how people in each field often work together.

Presenters: Sean Birkel, Climate Change Institute, Maine State Climatologist; Donald Dumont, NOAA National Weather Service

Moderator: Tamara Risser, Sevee & Maher Engineers, Inc. and MSF Advisor

Recommended audience: high school +

Participating MSF Partner: University of Maine

Cross Insurance Center Meeting Room 3&4


ages 14+ climate forum high school + University of Maine weather