At the summer solstice, the sun reaches its highest point in the sky, and daylight is longest.
The new climate normals for Madison are warmer, wetter and snowier.
When dust particles approach Earth, they can be captured by gravity and enter the atmosphere at very high speeds.
It does rain or precipitate on other planets and moons. On Neptune, scientists suspect it rains pure carbon in the form of diamonds.
Tornadoes are classified based on the damage the tornado does, which enables us to estimate the wind speed of its rotating winds.
The spring equinox, also called the vernal equinox, marks the beginning of the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere.
Despite the severe cold snap in the middle of February, the seasonal average cold pool area over the Northern Hemisphere was the ninth smallest in the last 73 years.
The amount of ice covering Earth varies year to year, but over decades, trends emerge. A recent analysis shows the amount of Earth's ice is decreasing.
Lincoln's was rainy, Taft was inaugurated in a blinding snowstorm, and Reagan had both the warmest and coldest of the January inaugurals.
Ice crystals are made of water molecules, which are formed by two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.
Q: What and when is the winter solstice?
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will go down as the most active hurricane season on record.
Lunar gravity affects the density of the thermosphere, which is the largest layer of the atmosphere.
The Antarctic ozone hole this year measured as one of the largest. But the treaty banning emissions of ozone-depleting chemicals is having a good impact.
Q: How does weather affect fall colors?
An Arctic ozone hole is rare, but one did develop this spring.
When ice is clear, it’s because no air bubbles have been trapped in it. Lots of trapped air makes an object look white.
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Icicles typically form on days when the outdoor air temperature is below freezing but sunshine warms and melts snow or ice.
A sudden warming of the lower stratosphere can encourage a winter-like cold air outbreak.
The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, which ends on Nov. 30, will go down as the fourth-most active hurricane season on record.
A bridge has more surface area to exchange energy with the atmosphere and thus will cool down to the air temperature quicker than a roadway.