- The definition of meteorology is the climate and weather of a place, or is the scientific study of climate and weather.
The branch of science that allows a weatherman to predict what the weather will be like in the future is an example of meteorology.
Origin of meteorologyClassical Greek meteōrologia: see meteor and amp; -logy
Origin of meteorologyFrench météorologie, from Greek meteōrologiā, discussion of astronomical phenomena : meteōron, astronomical phenomenon; see meteor + -logiā, -logy.
- me′te·or·o·log′i·cal , me′te·or·o·log′ic