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weather vocabulary

Air Masses A large body of air that has about the same temperature, air pressure and mostiure throughout.
Air Pressure The weight of air as it presses down on earths surface
Atmosphere The layers of air that surround earths surface
Climate The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
Condensation the change of state from gas to a liquid
Evaperation the change of state from a liquid to gas
front the place where two air masses meet
Greenhouse effect the process by which heat from the sun builds up near earths surface and is trapped.
Polar Climate weather pattern of very cold temperatures throughout the year, as found near the north pole and south pole
Precipitation any form of water that falls from clouds to earths surface
temperate climate places with a temper climate usually have warm dry summers and cold and wet winters.
tropical climate places with a tropical climate are hot and rainy for most all of the year
water cycle movement of water into the air as water vapor and back to earths surface as percipitation
weather the condition of the atmosphere at a certain place and time
anemometer measures wind speed
weather vane determines wind direction
barometer measures air pressure
thermometer measures air temperature
rain guage measures amount of percipitation
stratus cloud clouds are low level clouds that form in layers. These clouds usually bring steady rain
sirrus clouds clouds are thin feathery clouds made of ice crystals. They form high in the sky. These clouds indicate fair weather
cumulonimbus clouds clouds bring thunderstorms.
cumulus Clouds clouds are fluffy and have flat bases. they form low in the sky. they usually mean fair weather.
Created by: ivyharrison