Facts about Weather

The sun is high in the sky during spring meaning temperatures can rise in the day but stay cool at night due to the moderating effect of the ocean temperature. ... You can see what the weather has been like in the UK during Spring throughout the past on the Met Office's Climate summaries pages.Nov 8, 2017

The island of Ireland, with its cool, wet climate, has hundreds of quaking bogs. Unlike other wetlands, bogs usually are not agriculturally fertile. The amount of acid in the soil and water is generally higher than that in swamps or marshes.Sep 12, 2012

Daily changes in the weather are due to winds and storms. Seasonal changes are due to the Earth revolving around the sun. Because the Earth is round and not flat, the Sun's rays don't fall evenly on the land and oceans. The Sun shines more directly near the equator bringing these areas more warmth.

Weather forecasts are made by collecting as much data as possible about the current state of the atmosphere (particularly the temperature, humidity and wind) and using understanding of atmospheric processes (through meteorology) to determine how the atmosphere evolves in the future.

The difference between weather and climate is that weather consists of the short-term (minutes to months) changes in the atmosphere. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure, as in high and low pressure.Feb 1, 2005

Accurate weather predictions are important for planning our day-to-day activities. Farmers need information to help them plan for the planting and harvesting of their crops. ... Beyond that, detailed forecasts are less useful, since atmospheric conditions such as temperature and wind direction are very complex.

But there are ways to use nature to take a guess at what the weather will be like – albeit far less accurate estimates.Look to the west. ... Smell the flowers. ... Red sky at night, shepherd's delight: it works. ... Look for a lunar or solar corona. ... Check hair. ... Watch cows. ... Grow some scarlet pimpernel. ... Keep an eye on your dog.More items...

Different spatial scales are used to describe and predict weather on local, regional, and global levels. Meteorology, climatology, atmospheric physics, and atmospheric chemistry are sub-disciplines of the atmospheric sciences.

The climate on Venus is widely known to be unpleasant -- at the surface, the planet roasts at more than 800 degrees Fahrenheit under a suffocating blanket of sulfuric acid clouds and a crushing atmosphere more than 90 times the pressure of Earth's.Sep 27, 2011

The temperature in the clouds of Jupiter is about minus 145 degrees Celsius (minus 234 degrees Fahrenheit). The temperature near the planet's center is much, much hotter. The core temperature may be about 24,000 degrees Celsius (43,000 degrees Fahrenheit). That's hotter than the surface of the sun!

Pluto is very cold! The temperature on Pluto ranges from -387 to -369 Fahrenheit (-233 to -223 Celsius) For comparison, the coldest place on Earth, which can reach -126 Fahrenheit, would seem quite warm compared to Pluto. Many astronomers think that the surface of Pluto is covered with frost.

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