meteorology facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz 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 KołodziejczykLatin facts » 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: Harcerkageography facts » 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: KYRTAPSwater facts » 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: KYRTAPSgeography facts » 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 Kołodziejczyknature facts » 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 Kołodziejczykmaps facts » 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 Dąbrowskawind facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.