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Climactic relates to the word climax as in “the climactic scene” of a movie.

Climatic relates to the weather as in “climatic conditions.”

Example: The climatic conditions were ripe for a heavy rainfall, but no one expected the flood that led to the climactic rescue of the final two survivors from their rooftop.

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