WEATHER
CLIMATE
VOCABULARY
WEATHER SYMBOLS
RANDOM TRIVIA
100

A ______________ is a type of severe weather characterized by heavy wind and rain. HINT: They start in warm ocean waters.

Hurricane

100

The typical weather patterns of a region are called what?

Climate

100

"The condition of the air outdoors, such as temperature, cloud cover, windspeed, and rainfall

WEATHER

100
What weather is symbolized by drops of water?

Rain

100

How many US Senators are in each state?

2

200

Humidity is the amount of _____ _____ in the air.

water vapor

200

The type of climate zone where it stays hot all year long is called what?

Tropical

200

The average or typical weather condition of a region year after year, or at least season to season

CLIMATE

200

What weather is symbolized by half a sun, with the other half covered by a cloud?

Partly cloudy
200

The warm air mass rises as the cool air masses push and meet in the middle. The temperature drops as the warm air mass is ā€œcut off,ā€ from the ground and pushed upward. Such fronts can bring strong winds and heavy precipitation. Usually form around mature low pressure areas

Occluded Front

300

This is what it's called when water falls from the sky, either as rain, snow, sleet, or hail.

Precipitation

300

The type of climate zone where we live, that experiences all four seasons equally, is called what?

Temperate

300

"The cooling off of water in the atmosphere changing gas to a liquid."

CONDENSATION

300

What weather is symbolized by a circle with the letter H in it?

High pressure

300

My stripes are famous from Bengal to Goa, I am silent as I hunt and live by myself. Orange and black and white is my fur. Who am I?

The Harmony Mascot - the tiger

400

What are the three things needed to make weather?

Heat, air, and water

400

The coldest type of climate zone, at the north and south poles, is called what?

Polar

400

Water droplets falling from the atmosphere in the form of rain, sleet, snow, or hail

PRECIPITATION

400

What weather is symbolized by pointy triangles coming off of a semicircle?

Cold front

400

What kind of cat does Mr. Johnston have?

Calico

500

Condensation is when water turns from ________ to liquid

Gas

500

Name a country in a TROPICAL climate zone in Central America that has a canal that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans>

Panama

500

The amount of water vapor in the air

HUMIDITY

500

What type of weather is symbolized by a circle with the letter L in it?

Low pressure

500

What is an agency of the United States federal government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information.

National Weather Service

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