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An anemometer measures wind speed.
One of the most important conditions is air pressure, which is measured with a barometer.
A hygrometer measures humidity.
Scientists who study and forecast the weather are called meteorologists.
A rain gauge measures the amount of rain.
A snow gauge measures the amount of snow.
A thermometer measures temperature.
The weather balloon will rise into the atmosphere until it bursts.
A weather map shows weather conditions for a certain area. The map may show the actual weather on a given day or it may show the predicted weather for some time in the future.
Many weather satellites orbit Earth. They constantly collect and transmit weather data from high above the surface.
Weather stations contain many instruments for measuring weather conditions.
A wind vane shows wind direction.
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