33 Answered Questions for the topic Meteorology
What causes the 'calm before the storm'?
Do clouds float on anything?
Is there a reliable way to identify regions with negatively-correlated winds?
What is the motivation of using the Enhanced Fujita Scale in place of the Fujita Scale?
Why do certain areas on Earth have a higher or lower air pressure at sea level?
What determines how fast clouds move?
Sea breeze - magnitude of horizontal pressure gradient?
Can an Atlantic hurricane enter Mediterranean sea?
What are the key differences between warm and cold core cyclones?
Synoptic weather predictibility under climate change scenarios?
Are the "polar vortex" and "cut-off lows" over/near the Great Lakes new phenomena?
Why is the diurnal temperature range on the Cascade volcanoes so small?
Propagation of sound after lightning?
Is there a seasonal difference in the average cloud floor?
Are there any quantities defined analogically to the virtual temperature, but for other gases?
Why are there different vertical gradients of temperature in different layers of the atmosphere?
What is the difference between an inertial instability and a symmetric instability?
St. Elmo's Fire not dangerous?
Is the urban heat island effect stronger during a particular season or part of the year?
What does the notation "kg kg-1" for units mean for specific humidity?
Water on Mars and Earth?
Why doesn't the sun reach its highest point overhead at exactly 12:00 noon?
What is the cause of the jet streams?
Is there a database of global rainfall time series?