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Kinds of precipitation

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Kinds of precipitation

  1. 1. Kinds ofprecipitation
  2. 2. Kinds of precipitationRain Snow Sleet Hail
  3. 3. 1) Rain- Made up of liquid- Falls if temperature isabove 0⁰c.- Most common kind ofprecipitation.
  4. 4. 2) Snow- Made up of icecrystals.- Caused when airtemperature is so coldthat the vapor changesdirectly to ice.
  5. 5. 3) Sleet- Made up of frozen rain.- Cause when rain fallsthrough a layer offreezing cold air.- Rain turns to ice pellets
  6. 6. 4) Hail- Round pieces of ice.1)Rain freezes.2) Falls to a warmer part of airwhere vapor condenses on it,then it goes up to a cold partof air where the vapor freezesforming another layer of ice.

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