Sun or shine - it's all about the climate.
The Earth's atmosphere determines whether we'll experience hot or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clear skies or clouds. Weather is universal - and universally significant. Here's a DW compilation of content.
Many people are predicting stormy weather ahead for Europe in 2017. To do a bit of crystal ball gazing, Die Welt's Europe correspondent Dirk Schümer talked to Inside Europe's Emma Wallis. So how will 2017 shape up for the continent as a whole?