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Weather Tools

vocabulary words for weather lessons

TermDefinition
Thermometer measures the air temperature.
Anemometer measures wind speed.
Barometer measures air pressure
Rain gauge measures the amount of rain that has fallen over a specific time period.
Wind vane is an instrument that determines the direction from which the wind is blowing.
Sling psychrometer measures relative humidity, using the cooling effect of evaporation
Weather balloon measures weather conditions higher up in the atmosphere.
Weather Satellites are used to photograph and track large-scale air movements.
Compass is a navigational instrument for finding directions.
Hygometer measures the water vapor content of air or the humidity.
Weather maps indicate atmospheric conditions above a large portion of the Earth's surface
Your eyes one of the the best ways to help detect the weather.
Created by: annegibney