The most difficult meteorology riddles A list of meteorology related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Geography quiz 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.very hard 29% North-west ScotlandNorth-west Scotland10%Central Amazon BasinCentral Amazon Basin52%Tuvalu IslandsTuvalu Islands8%Southern foothills of the HimalayasSouthern foothills of the Himalayas29%Created by: KYRTAPS. Statistics based on 5731 answers in 2 languages »water 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.very hard 29% pyranometerpyranometer21%disdrometerdisdrometer25%kata-thermometerkata-thermometer23%psychrometerpsychrometer29%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 2478 answers in 4 languages »nature riddles » 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.very hard 35% 101051%11116%121235%13136%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 1421 answers in 2 languages »wind 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. very hard 38% warm air passes over a cool continentwarm air passes over a cool continent38%warm air passes over a warm sea warm air passes over a warm sea 12%cool air passes over a warm continentcool air passes over a warm continent33%cool air passes over a warm seacool air passes over a warm sea15%Created by: KYRTAPS. Statistics based on 8190 answers in 2 languages »geography 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. hard 40% IsohigraIsohigra8%IsohydraIsohydra39%IydroizohipsaIydroizohipsa11%IsyhyetIsyhyet40%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 10975 answers in 2 languages »maps 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.hard 46% whitewhite46%blueblue15%redred25%blackblack12%Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczyk. Statistics based on 5289 answers in 2 languages »Latin 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.average 62% sunnysunny62%rainyrainy9%stormystormy5%windywindy22%Created by: Harcerka. Statistics based on 10575 answers in 2 languages »geography riddles » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.