It is very important for student gain a clear understanding of the distinction between climate and weather. See text for discussion and questions that will help students make the distinction. Making a climate graph will help students make the distinction.The following video describes how to make a climate graph:
Using a climate graph have students consider a given date the for the following year. What/how much can they say about what the weather will be like on that future day? What/how much can they not say?