climactic vs climatic : Common Errors in English

About climactic vs climatic

“Climactic” and “anticlimactic” have to do with climaxes, “climatic” with climate. There is no such word as “anticlimatic.”

climactic Meaning(s)

  • (a) consisting of or causing a climax

climatic Meaning(s)

  • (a) of or relating to a climate

climactic in News

  1. Bill Nemitz: First the budget vote, then the other shoe drops

    Attention, all Augusta watchers: With climactic votes looming this week on Maine’s proposed $6.3 billion biennial budget, I hereby declare a Flip-Flop Alert.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Portland Press Herald

  2. Utilizing The Saffir-Simpson Wind Scale, Let's Assess The Damage Done By Hurricane Nia

    The National Climactic Data Center reported that extreme weather caused $110 billion worth of damage to the United States last year, but they've yet to assess the cost associated with the Northwest's recent Hurricane Nia. We should all brace ourselves for the worst. Nia swept through Portland during this season of "Real World," leaving much of [...]
    on June 14, 2013 Source: MTV

  3. Can Bruins possibly top what they have done so far?

    As the Bruins roar into the Stanley Cup Finals, looking more and more like a runaway freight train on razor-sharp blades, many should be pardoned for wondering if what’s left to be done is somehow anti-climactic. In the end, a certain historical necessity insists the Cup will be the ultimate measure of this team. But no matter how this rich and moving saga does end, nothing can diminish all the ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Dorchester Reporter

climatic in News

  1. Climate: May 2013 U.S. temps slightly above average

    Wildfirs near record low for year to-date By Summit Voice FRISCO — The average May temperature across the Lower 48 was exactly 61 degrees, running 0.9 degrees above the 20th century average, according to the monthly report from the National Climatic Data Center. For the spring season (March through May), the contiguous 48 states recorded […]
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Summit County Citizens Voice

  2. Wild Weather In 2012 Makes For Second Costliest Year In History

    Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) has crunched the numbers and has a final figure. According to the data, a year of wild weather made 2012 the second costliest year since 1980, incurring overall damages in the billions. A total of 11 weather and climate disasters hit the US hard last year, resulting in 377 deaths and $110 billion in ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: redOrbit

  3. 2012 ranks as 2nd costliest year with 11 billion-dollar disasters causing more than $110 billion in damages

    Sandy caused approximately $65 billion and drought nearly $30 billion in damage, according to a final report by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: NOAA

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