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air pressure the weight of air when it presses down on earths surface
atmosphere the layers of air that surround earths surface
weather the conditions of the atmosphere at a certain place and time
climate the average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
thermometer measures temperature
rain gauge measures amount of rain fall
barometer measures air pressure
condensation the change of a state from a gas to a liquid
evaporation the change of a state from a liquid to a gas
precipitation any form of water that falls from clouds to earths surface
water cycle the movement of water into the air as water vapor and back to earths surface as precipitation
wind vane direction wind is moving
anemometer measures wind speed
hail frozen balls of water from a cumulonimbus cloud
sleet ice pellets created by freezing of rain as it falls to Earth
snow freezing of water vapor in the air
front the place where two air masses meet
example of a solid ice, snow
example of a liquid water, rain
example of a gas steam, clouds
Freezing point in degrees celsius 0
Boiling point in degrees celsius 100
Freezing point in degrees fahrenheit 32
Boiling point in degrees fahrenheit 212
the temperature in FRONT of a cold front is usually warmer and turns cooler after the front passes through
the temperature in FRONT of a warm front is usually colder and turns warmer after the front passes through
Describe Cirrus clouds and the weather they bring Cirrus clouds a light and wispy and bring fair weather
Describe Cumulus clouds and the weather they bring Cumulus clouds are low, fluffy clouds that bring fair weather
Describe Stratus clouds and the weather they bring Stratus clouds are low, gray, blanketing clouds that bring steady rain
Describe Cumulonimbus clouds and the weather they bring Cumulonimbus clouds are high in the sky, puffy and bring Thunderstorms
Created by: ctabor