Characteristics of world weather and climate
Weather describes the condition of the atmosphere over a short period of time e.g. from day to day or week to week, while climate describes average conditions over a longer period of time.
Factors That Influence Weather
There are many factor that influence weather, many of which we cannot see.
A cold weather front is defined as the changeover region where a cold air mass is replacing a warmer air mass.
Hurricanes and their counterparts in other places (typhoons near Japan and cyclones off India and Australia)
Lightning strikes the surface of our planet about 100 times every second. Each flash of lightning contains over one billion volts
Acid rain is caused when acid gases rise into the sky and mix with the clouds, this causes the clouds ‘absorb’ the acid gasses
Tornadoes are the most violent storms on Earth; violently rotating columns of air exceed 100 mph
Gale Force Winds
Weather is one of the most powerful forces on this planet, and one of the most powerful weather systems
The weather can be crazy at times. In many areas of the United States, the weather can get incredibly unpredictable
10 Windiest Cities
It is well-known that Chicago is called ‘The Windy City’. The third most populous city in the United States
Hurricane Local Statement
During a hurricane, the local National Weather Service will release a statement that details key information