2nd Grade Forecasting & Predicting Weather Vocabulary
|forecast ||A prediction of future weather patterns.|
|rain gauge ||A tool used to collect and measure rainfall.|
|thermometer ||A tool used for measuring temperature.|
|anemometer ||An instrument that measures wind speed.|
|meteorologist ||A scientist who studies changes in the atmosphere.|
|Beaufort wind scale ||Document which indicates wind speeds based on the wind's observable effects.|
|barometer ||An instrument that measures the pressure of the atmosphere.|
|humidity ||How much water vapor, or moisture, is in the air.|
|Fahrenheit ||Most commonly used measurement of the air temperature (in USA).
32 degrees is freezing & 212 degrees is boiling|
|Celsius ||Measurement of the air temperature (used by scientist & many other countries).
0 degrees is freezing & 100 degrees is boiling|