Meteorology questions This is a list of recently added questions about meteorology. How many degrees are in the Beaufort scale?12 degree is the strength of the hurricane: huge waves, air filled with foam and splashes, sea completely white.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskavery hard 36% 101078411111061212568131396wind riddles » Which color has the greatest albedo?White. Albedo in Latin is simply "whiteness". It is the reflecting power of a surface - the ratio of reflected radiation from the surface to incident radiation upon it.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 46% whitewhite2631blueblue889redred1420blackblack728Latin riddles » What device is used to measure the relative humidity of air?Psychrometer. A psychrometer, or wet-and-dry-bulb thermometer, consists of two thermometers, one that is dry and one that is kept moist with distilled water on a sock or wick. The two thermometers are thus called the dry-bulb and the wet-bulb. At temperatures above the freezing point of water, evaporation of water from the wick lowers the temperature, so that the wet-bulb thermometer usually shows a lower temperature than that of the dry-bulb thermometer.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykvery hard 29% pyranometerpyranometer557disdrometerdisdrometer692kata-thermometerkata-thermometer611psychrometerpsychrometer775nature riddles » What is the name of the line on the map which joins points of equal rainfall?Isyhyet joins points where the amount of precipitation (rainfall, snow etc) is the same. Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 40% IsohigraIsohigra1018IsohydraIsohydra4549IydroizohipsaIydroizohipsa1292IsyhyetIsyhyet4692maps riddles » How is the advection fog formed?Warm air passes over a cool continent. Advection fog is formed by the passage of warm and moist air over a colder water surface. The air gets cooled and loses water. This kind of fog is common at sea whenever cold and warm ocean currents are in close proximity. Created by: KYRTAPSvery hard 38% warm air passes over a cool continentwarm air passes over a cool continent3238warm air passes over a warm sea warm air passes over a warm sea 1060cool air passes over a warm continentcool air passes over a warm continent2889cool air passes over a warm seacool air passes over a warm sea1313geography riddles » Which place in the world has the highest average annual precipitation? Southern foothills of the Himalayas. Mawsynram village in northeast India has the highest average annual total percipitation in the world (11,872 mm = 467.4 in). There, hot and moist air from south of India approaches Himalayas. It rises up, cools and loses water.Created by: KYRTAPSvery hard 29% North-west ScotlandNorth-west Scotland606Central Amazon BasinCentral Amazon Basin3097Tuvalu IslandsTuvalu Islands478Southern foothills of the HimalayasSouthern foothills of the Himalayas1736water riddles » What kind of weather should you expect seeing these clouds called Cumulus humilis?Sunny. These puffy clouds are called "fair weather cumulus". They have little vertical extent and do not give precipitation. When they appear in a clear sky, they are an indicator of pleasant weather for the next several hours.Created by: Harcerkaaverage 62% sunnysunny6761rainyrainy1087stormystormy623windywindy2425geography riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.