Weather Vocabulary


1. moisture -  amount of water

2. atmosphere – thin layer of gases which make up our air

3. air pressure – the weight of the atmosphere

4. evaporation –  when the sun heats up water and turns it to steam

5. front – where two masses of air meet

6. vapor – water which rises into the air as an invisible gas

7. condensation– when tiny drops of water form into a cloud

8. precipitation – when so much water has filled the air and can’t hold any more

9. collection – when water falls back to the earth as precipitation and will soak in

10. climate – average pattern of weather for a region over time


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