What is the difference between Continuous and Continual? How to distinguish between Continuous and Continual. Let's see the following examples.


We had a five continual hours of meeting yesterday.

We had a five continuous hours of meeting yesterday.

California faced two weeks of continuous rain.

California faced two weeks of continual rain.



Continuous: Continuing without stopping or breaks in between.

Continual: Something happening over and over again with breaks in between that is annoying or causes problems.