Weather Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers


What does an anemometer measure?
A: Wind Speed

The Campbell-Stokes recorder measures what with a glass ball?
A:  Sunshine

Cirrus is a cloud type, but what is its literal translation from Latin?
A: Lock of Hair

In the United States each year there are an average of  708 what?
A: Tornados

What is Virga?
A: Rain that doesn't reach ground

What line on a map connects places of equal rainfall?
A:  Isohyat

What is measured on the Torro scale?
A: Tornados

From the Arabic mawsim meaning season, what word is derived?
A: Monsoon

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?
A: Amsterdam

What is measured with an ombrometer?
A:  Rainfall

The Saffir-Simpson scale is used to measure the intensity of what?
A:  Hurricanes

An  eight on the Beaufort scale represents what?
A:  A Gale

Bognor Java gets on average 322 days annually with what occurrence?
A:  Lightning strikes

Technically they are hydrometeors, but what is a more common name for them?
A:  Hailstones

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 what?
A: Weather forecast

Raquel Welch was once a what?
A: Weathergirl

What type of bad weather can stop the play of a game of golf?
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?
A:  Bud

Tefnut was the Egyptian goddess of what?
A:  Rain

What are Ombrophobes afraid of?
A: Rain

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?
A:  Fog

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