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Survivor language

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  • 1. Survivor Language
    Predicting the weather around us
  • 2. What is temperature?
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  • 4. Temperature
    a measure of how warm or cold an object or substance is.
    Temperature is measured in degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit.
  • 5. What is Barometric Pressure?
  • 6. Barometric Pressure
    Atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer.
    Barometric pressure is measured in terms of the downward force that the atmosphere exerts per unit of a certain area.
  • 7. What is Wind Speed?
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  • 9. Wind Speed
    Magnitude of the course of motion.
    Wind speed is measured with an anemometer.
  • 10. What is Wind Direction?
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  • 12. Wind Directions
    Wind direction is reported by the direction from which it originates.
    Wind direction is usually reported in cardinal directions. North, south, east, west, north-east (NE), north-west (NW), south-west (SW), and south-east (SE).
  • 13. What is Percent of Cloud Cover?
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  • 15. Percent of Cloud Cover
    How covered the sky and the sun is with clouds. It is estimated visually.
    The amount of the sky covered by cloud is defined in oktas or eighths.
  • 16. What is Humidity?
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  • 18. Humidity
    Humidity is a term for the amount of water vapor in air.
    Devices used to measure humidity are called a psychrometer or hygrometer.
  • 19. What is Precipitation?
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  • 21. Precipitation
    Rain, sleet, hail, snow and other forms of water falling from the sky.
    The precipitation can be measured with different types of gages.

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