Temperature gradient

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A Temperature gradient is a physical quantity that describes in which direction and at what rate the temperature changes the most rapidly around a particular location.

The temperature gradient is a dimensional quantity expressed in units of degrees (on a particular temperature scale) per unit length.

The SI unit is kelvin per meter (K/m).

Temperature gradients in the atmosphere are important in the atmospheric sciences (meteorology, climatology and related fields).

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