Weather can affect us in many ways. Meteorologists study weather patterns to predict upcoming changes and hazardous conditions such as storms. Changes in climate occur over a larger span of time.
Which of the following is the best definition for climate?
The day to day changes in the atmosphere
The average weather over a long period of time and over large areas
The state of the atmosphere across the world
Which type of climatic zone experiences hot and wet conditions all year?
How is wind direction measured?
By the direction the wind is blowing towards
By the direction the wind is blowing away from
By the Beaufort Scale
What is the name of the device which is used to measure wind speed?
Which type of weather is measured in millibars?
What is an anticyclone?
An area of high pressure which brings fine weather
An area of low pressure which brings unsettled weather
An area of low pressure which brings dry settled conditions
What does a synoptic chart show?
Temperature, precipitation, wind speed and direction
Atmospheric pressure and cloud coverage
Temperature, precipitation, wind speed and direction, atmospheric pressure and cloud coverage
On a synoptic chart, what does the symbol that uses three black dots show?
What is another name for very large storm clouds?
Which types of clouds bring rain?