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Cryophobia

Fear of extreme cold, frost, or ice

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Climate

The long-term atmospheric conditions of an area; the "average" weather conditions, along with normal variations and extremes.

Dew

Droplets of water which have condensed on objects, such as plants, which have cooled below the dewpoint temperature of the air.

Dominical letter

A letter from A to G, denoting Sundays in the ecclesiastical calendar for a given year, determined by the date on which the first Sunday falls. If it falls on January 1, the letter (for the year) is A; if it falls on January 2, the letter is B; and so on.

Boondoggle

Work of little or no value done merely to look busy.

Phenology

The study of natural periodic events in the life-cycle of plants (and animals).

Nephophobia

Fear of clouds

November

From the Latin word novem, "nine," because this had been the ninth month of the early Roman calendar.

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