Weather Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
What does an anemometer measure?
A: Wind Speed
The Campbell-Stokes recorder measures what with a glass
Cirrus is a cloud type, but what is its literal translation
A: Lock of Hair
In the United States each year there are an average of 708
What is Virga?
A: Rain that doesn't reach ground
What line on a map connects places of equal rainfall?
What is measured on the Torro scale?
From the Arabic mawsim meaning season, what word is
On the Beaufort scale what is defined as force 11?
A: A Storm
On average it rains 4 days a week in what European capital?
What is measured with an ombrometer?
The Saffir-Simpson scale is used to measure the intensity
An eight on the Beaufort scale represents what?
A: A Gale
Bognor Java gets on average 322 days annually with what
A: Lightning strikes
Technically they are hydrometeors, but what is a more
common name for them?
A 25 to 31 mph wind on the Beaufort scale is called what?
A: Strong Breeze
What are sprites, blur jets, and elves?
A: Thunderstorm electrical discharges
A pogonip is what type of weather condition?
A: Heavy winter fog with ice crystals
In 1848, The London Daily News carried the worlds first
A: Weather forecast
Raquel Welch was once a what?
What type of bad weather can stop the play of a game of
A: Only Lightning
What does a haboob create?
A: Sandstorm , it's a desert wind
What was the name of the first storm, on June 19, 1978
named after a man?
Tefnut was the Egyptian goddess of what?
What are Ombrophobes afraid of?
What do nephologists study?
A: Clouds - Meteorology
In July 1923, what killed 23 people in Rostov Russia?
A: Giant Hailstones
What's the difference between fog and mist?
A: Seeing Distance under 1000 yards is mist
There is one gallon of water in every cubic mile of what?