Fun Weather Facts

Test your knowledge of weather.

Points available: 10

1:

What is a squall?

2:

What is the purpose of the Fujita scale?

3:

What does the term 'box' indicate in weather lingo?

4:

What is a cloud shaped like a comma usually a sign of?

5:

How long does the average tornado last?

6:

Lightning is how much hotter than the sun?

7:

What is a shear?

8:

What is the difference between a typhoon and a hurricane?

9:

What is the term for winds blowing clockwise around an area of high pressure in the Northern hemisphere?

10:

Water particles that freeze once they hit the ground are called what?