•Weather is short-term changes in the atmosphere, such as changes in temperature, air pressure, humidity, wind, and precipitation. Climate is the average weather pattern of an area over a long period.
•The differences between weather and climate can be summarized as follows:
•Weather patterns are caused by the flow of the atmosphere. In the temperate zones, weather conditions usually move from west to east.
•The seasons—summer, winter, spring, and fall—are cycles of weather cause…
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The state of the atmosphere at a given time and place.
the average weather in a location including the temperature and amount of precipitation. (rainfall)
where two different air masses meet
a long period of unusually dry weather
a scientist who studies and measures weather conditions
how fast the wind is blowing
moisture in the air
the amount of pressure of force from the air
how hot or cold something is
large body of air with the same temperature and humidity
the gases that surround Earth
the process by which molecules of water vapor in the air become liquid water
the process by which water molecules in liquid water escape into the air as water vapor
Cold air advances toward warm air and pushes it up and out of the way.