Terms in this set (17)
An instrument for measuring wind speed
An instrument for measuring humidity
An instrument for measuring air pressure
Measures the direction of the wind
The study of weather
Measures the amount of rain that has fallen
An instrument used to measure temperature
The condition of the atmosphere at a certain place and time
The pattern of weather an area experiences over a long period of time (ex. 10 to 30 years)
Wispy, feathery clouds made of ice crystals that form at high levels.
Fluffy, white clouds, usually with flat bottoms, that look like rounded piles of cotton.
A type of cumulus cloud that is tall and gray, and associated with thunderstorms. Sometimes called thunderheads
Clouds that form in flat layers and often cover much of the sky.
A stream of water that flows like a river through the ocean
A large body of air that has similar temperature and humidity throughout
When a WARM AIR MASS pushes into a cold air mass.
A front where cold air moves in under a warm air mass.
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