What is the dewpoint temperature?

What is the dewpoint temperature?

What is the dewpoint temperature? Dew on evergreens, by Michael Theberge at NOAA Think of a morning when you walked on a grass lawn or

When does tornado season start?

When does tornado season start?

When does tornado season start? June, 2004 tornado near Madison, WI by i am your hero Wisconsin has had tornadoes in every month of the

How accurate are weather forecasts?

How accurate are weather forecasts?

How accurate are weather forecasts? Image: NOAA In general, weather forecasts are getting better, due to improvements in computer

Sun pillar

Sun pillar

Sun pillar Sun pillar at sunrise by CaptPiper The other morning, I saw a column of light above the rising sun — what was that? A

What is a landspout tornado?

What is a landspout tornado?

What is a landspout tornado? Landspout tornado over Hale County in Texas (NOAA). “Landspout” is slang for a tornado that, unlike

What are growing degree days?

What are growing degree days?

What are growing degree days? The Growing Degree Day, or GDD, is a heat index that can be used to predict when a crop will reach

What is space weather?

What is space weather?

What is space weather? Space weather describes the conditions in space that affect Earth and its technological systems. Space weather

Is humid air heavier than dry air?

Is humid air heavier than dry air?

Is humid air “heavier” than dry air? Hit a home run! Broadcasters of baseball games in mid-summer commonly suggest that the air

Why are clouds white?

Why are clouds white?

Why are clouds white? Photograph of Cumulus clouds in fair weather taken by Michael Jastremsk Clouds are made of water and clean water

Is global warming real?

Is global warming real?

Is global warming real? Image: NASA Over the past two decades, the global average surface temperature has increased noticeably. This