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science C: 2 vocab

TermDefinition
Climate the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period
Humidity a state of quality of being humid
Relative Humidity the amount of water vapor present in air expressed as a percentage of the amount needed for saturation at the same temperature.
Cumulus clouds cumulus clouds of puffy clouds that sometimes look like pieces of floating cotton.
Stratus Clouds uniform gray clouds that often cover the entire sky
Cirrus clouds thin, wispy clouds blown by high winds into long streamers
Cyclone a system of winds rotating inward to an area of low atmospheric pressure, with a counterclockwise or clockwise circulation or another term for a tropical storm
Anticyclone a weather system with high atmospheric pressure at its center, around which air slowly circulates in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction. Anticyclones are associated with calm, fine weather.
Barometer an instrument measuring atmospheric pressure, used especially in forecasting the weather and determining altitude.
Anemometer an instrument for measuring the speed of the wind, or of any current of gas.