solar climate

solar climate

[′sō·lər ′klī·mət]
(climatology)
The hypothetical climate which would prevail on a uniform solid earth with no atmosphere; thus, it is a climate of temperature alone and is determined only by the amount of solar radiation received.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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