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.