The Earth experiences many temperature extremes. Depending on where you live, the weather determines how you live your daily life.

Lots of people check the daily forecast, and we are all affected by weather, but do we truly understand what weather really is? Weather actually refers to temporary atmospheric conditions surrounding the planet Earth. Weather is constantly changing—hour to hour, day to day, and year to year. Components of Weather Weather breaks down into six fundamental components that are all linked together: • temperature • atmospheric pressure • wind • humidity • precipitation • cloud cover


The New Weather: What is Weather?

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