Did you know it can snow when it’s above freezing outside? See why this happens, the highest temperature for snow, and the temperature at which snow melts. Lots of cool winter weather science here!
Have you noticed how different the 4 weather seasons are across the United States? The seasons are definitely NOT the same everywhere! It depends on where you live. See when spring starts, when summer starts, when fall starts, when winter starts this year.
Here are 7 weird weather events we’re hearing about lately — deadly heat, record rain, monster hurricanes, firenados, record snowfall, chemtrails, and weird clouds.
Want the best chance of seeing colorful autumn leaves? Here are 4 fun, easy tips that help me find great fall foliage color every year!
See how to interpret dew point & relative humidity numbers that you see on weather reports. Here’s how they relate to the heat index (the “feels like” temp).
The most dangerous weather events are lightning, tornadoes, winter storms, extreme heat & floods. These 31 deadly weather facts prove it! Protect yourself.
One of the best tools to help you assess your risk of getting a sunburn is the UV index scale. I’ve come to learn that the UV index is just as important to pay attention to as any other part of the weather forecast on TV or online. But what, exactly, is the UV index scale […]
Hearing loud booms outside? Probably an ice quake. Here’s what you need to know about ice quakes & other things that can cause loud booms during the winter.
Why is there so much media buzz about the polar vortex? How is a polar vortex related to blizzards, nor’easters, and winter weather? What you need to know.
Ever wonder where the phrase ‘dog days of summer’ comes from? Or when the first day of summer is? Here are 4 fun summer weather facts that may surprise you!
See why a Galileo thermometer makes the perfect gift for any weather geek and learn more about how this unique invention works.
As the outer layer of our atmosphere, the exosphere is a relatively mysterious place between the atmosphere and outer space. Find out how high up it is, how scientists tell where outer space really begins, and more fun facts.
Are you curious what sun spots are? Have you been curious on what you need to do to view them safely? The answers to these and your other burning sun spot questions can be found here.
Want to know what the wind chill is outside? Or how close you are to lightning? These online weather calculators are FREE! There are even some FUN ones in here — like the Crickets Chirping Calculator. Did you know that you can tell the temperature by entering the number of cricket chirps you hear, and the season? Simply plug in the numbers you know and these weather calculators do the rest to help you discover the information you need.
Here are 5 tips to help you install and use a home weather station.
Anybody can study and enjoy meteorology. In fact, thousands of people are self-declared amateur meteorologists!
Climate change is always a hot topic these days. Find out what climate change, global warming, and global cooling mean for you.
Do you know what a dry heat is and how might affect your health? Here’s what dry heat is and how to protect yourself.
What is lightning temperature like? Try hotter than the sun!
Let me share with you why I’m the very happy owner of a Davis Wireless Weather Station…
Heat waves are prolonged periods of excessive hot weather. A heat wave can bring record-breaking temperatures and heat-related injuries to scores of people.
Near-record and record temperatures sprang up across much of the nation during spring 2010.
Record temperatures are usually either hot or cold. Here are 10 record temperatures from both sides of the thermometer.
The eruption of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull may affect the global climate. If it does, it wouldn’t be the first time a volcano contributed to climate change. The 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo actually helped to lower temperatures!
Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs) are an extremely important factor in what drives the weather affecting you throughout the year.
World climate change means the many of the beautiful places we know and love are changing. Now’s your chance to see some of the 100 places Newsweek magazine thinks may soon look and feel different… or disappear altogether.
There are some more dramatic climate change pictures — check out what’s melting in Glacier National Park in Montana…
Getting a good temperature forecast is easy with this great online weather tool…
Here are 5 fun sun facts that will heat up your interest in the star that keeps us warm from afar.
What’s perfect swimming weather? Check out what most people consider comfortable air temperatures and water temperatures for swimming — then break out your goggles and snorkel!
A weather model is one of the most important tools in making a weather forecast. Now you can make your own weather forecasts using weather models from the National Weather Service!
Climate changes are occurring rapidly in many parts of the world, causing significant impacts to the homes and well-being of many types of animals. Now, there is a list of 10 animals scientists are monitoring especially closely as the climate change continues.
Cold fronts always bring cooler weather, but they don’t always bring storms and clouds. Find out which type of cold fronts bring the rain and snow and what types of cold fronts leave you high and dry.
Snowicane, snowpocalypse, and snowmageddon are all words to describe the big snow blizzard that struck the United States. Perhaps those words are nothing more than hype, but one thing’s for sure: more snow storms are a sign of global warming
NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder is a device that is able to measure greenhouse gases, giving us more information on the agents that many scientists believe is a key aspect of global warming.
Fair weather cumulus clouds are the type of cloud which forms when the weather is stable and good. These puffy white clouds usually mean its safe to go out and enjoy the outdoors without the risk of bad weather coming our way… at least for now!
Believe it or not, the effects of global warming could actually cause the next ice age. And it may be sooner than originally thought, according to scientists.
Some scientists believe that another Ice Age will happen again someday in the future. However, miniature ice ages — or short periods of cooling — can occur due to natural events like volcanoes.
A cold front is a boundary area between warm air and cooler air. See how the wind changes, temperature changes, and weather changes overall during a cold front.
The NOAA reports the Arctic ice cap continues to see melting, rising temperatures, and a thawing future. How does this affect the public’s outlook on global warming?
Old ship logs give us a glimpse of our climate’s past. Of course, any look back at the changes our world climate has undergone over hundreds of years is going to spark a debate about global warming.
Following are some fun website tools to enhance your blog with weather trackers, weather widgets, and other weather gadgets. Want to show the local forecast on your blog? You’ll want one of these! Want to customize it too? Check here first.
The environment can affect our health in many ways. It only seems logical that pain, mood, and general well-being would all be affected by changes in the weather, as that is all part of the environment we live in.
Climate Change is happening, but is it our fault? A recent conference in New York City sought to answer that question. But, the conference was largely ignored by the major media outlets. Why?
It’s one thing to look up at the lcouds from the ground. It’s another to know how high those clouds are and how many layers of clouds are up there. You can figure that out with a quick glance at a cool weather chart called a SkewT.
Perspective is a funny thing! The ‘beauty’ of snow if very much a matter of perspective, and here’s a funny story highlighting that fact…
Ever wonder what all of those numbers and symbols on weather maps mean? Here’s what you need to know and how to read a weather map…
Keep track of the latest articles, books and websites about Climate Change.
Can it really get too cold to snow? That age-old question is answered in this article by Weatherman Tim.
Here’s my Super Bowl prediction! It’s highly scientific and has been proven to be accurate 50% of the time!