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macroclimate

the meteorological conditions pertaining over a large area or region, more usually referred to as the climate of that area. see MICROCLIMATE.
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in three main macroclimatic regions of Estonia, trying to answer the question: is it possible to say that in some region climate changes will be more significant than in the others?
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The field sites were selected to include two different macroclimatic types: coastal and inland.