Some facts about monsoons include that they commonly occur in the summer and they are characterized by hot, rainy weather. Monsoons are the seasonal change in the direction of the prevailing winds in a region. They occur... More » Science Weather & Tides

Some important facts about a monsoon is that it is a seasonal change in the winds that causes tropical wet and dry seasons, blowing into warm areas from cold regions. The two main types of monsoons are the summer monsoon... More » Science Weather & Tides Storms

The Piedmont is a plateau region that spans eight states and encompasses an area of 80,000 square miles. It stretches from New Jersey to Alabama and is further dived into two sections: the Piedmont Lowlands and the Piedm... More » Geography United States

In the United States, tornadoes are most likely to occur between early spring and summer depending on the location. This time frame is sometimes called "tornado season." More » Science Weather & Tides

The Hudson Bay Lowlands has a subarctic climate, with harsh temperatures in the winter and a fairly cool climate in the summer. Its wet, boggy landscape and the large amount of permafrost prevent the region from warming ... More »

The average summer temperature at Thule Air Force Base in Greenland during the warm season is 35 degrees Fahrenheit. The warm season lasts from June 1 to September 9. More » Science Weather & Tides

As of November 2014, the National Weather Service website has three ways to check the snowfall of a particular area, including the Snow and Ice section of the National Climatic Data Center, local climate weather reports,... More »