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Weather Climate

Year 8 Weather and climate Term 3

Weather How hot or cold the atmosphere is for a short period of time
Climate How hot or cold the atmosphere is for a long period of time
Precipitation Any liquid that falls from the sky
Condensation The change of the state of matter from the gas phase into the liquid phase
Evapotranspiration When water moves from the Earth’s surface into the atmosphere
Evaporation When water changes from a liquid to a water vapor
Who measures weather? Meteorologists
Who measures climate? Climatologists
Instrument used to measure rainfall Rain gauge
Instrument used to measure wind speed Anemometer
Instrument used to measure air pressure Barometer
Instrument used to measure cloud cover Meteorological instrumentation
Instrument used to measure sunlight Pyranometer
5 factors that influence weather and climate Temperature Pressure Moisture content Speed Direction in which its moves.
Created by: MayleeJ
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