Weather Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers
What does an anemometer measure?
A: Wind Speed.
The Campbell-Stokes recorder measures what with a
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
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?