A Chinook wind is a weather phenomenon that creates warm, dry air that blows down the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies. The name Chinook means "snow eater," as the wind occurs most frequently in winter and can disr... More »

Wind, or air movement, is integral to all types of weather conditions. Air pressure, which is largely caused by differential heating of the air by the sun and ground conditions, controls the way air flows, according to t... More »

The effects of trade winds on Hawaii weather present in the varied amounts of rain in the windward and leeward sides of the islands, as well as the mildly warm temperatures throughout the island group. In Hawaii, trade w... More »

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The AcuRite remote weather sensor is a solar-powered weather station that collects and digitizes weather information concerning temperature, wind speed, humidity, wind direction and rainfall. It then broadcasts the data ... More »

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The seven weather elements are temperature, air pressure, cloud formation, humidity, precipitation, sunshine and wind velocity. These are the weather elements that are charted to enhance safety and quality of life. More »

The weather changes due to factors like gravity, sunlight, topography, oceans and the movement of air affecting the atmosphere. The atmosphere can be changed through several forces that are both terrestrial and extraterr... More »

A weather thermometer measure the surrounding outside or inside air temperature. The thermometer, which is a device composed of a long tube with a fluid in it, is enclosed in a glass rod. The fluid inside the tube can be... More »

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