The climate of the British Isles

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How is the climate of the UK described?
Cool, temperate, western and maritime
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What does 'cool' mean?
It is neither hot (as within the tropics) or cold (as at the poles)
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What does 'temperate' mean?
Not subject to extremes in temperature
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What does 'western' mean?
Found on the western side of Europe
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What does 'maritime' mean?
Influenced by the sea (especially around the coast and also in winters when SW coastal temps are higher than expected, due to the gulf stream)
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It is neither hot (as within the tropics) or cold (as at the poles)

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