Weather Word of the Day | weatherology°
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience and for analytical purposes. By clicking the "Accept & Close" button, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device while using this site. Please see our privacy policy to learn more about how and why we use cookies.

Weather Word of the Day

July 6, 2022

Forecast - A prediction of coming events or conditions. Forecasts are commonly used in business and weather.

July 5, 2022

Freezing Rain - Rain that falls as a liquid but freezes into glaze upon contact with the ground. Freezing rain occurs when there is a temperature profile in which the air above the surface is above 32 degrees, while the surface temperatures are sub-freezing. Freezing rain accumulates on roads, trees, power lines, and any other surfaces near the ground. Power outages are common during severe freezing rain events.

July 4, 2022

Lilapsophobia - This is the fear of tornadoes/hurricanes. People that have lived through the occurrence of a severe hurricane or tornado are most susceptible to this phobia.

July 3, 2022

Waterspout - In general, this term refers to a tornado occurring over water. Specifically, it refers to a small, relatively weak rotating column of air over water beneath a cumulonimbus or towering cumulus cloud. Waterspouts are most common over tropical and subtropical waters. Weak waterspouts are called fair weather waterspouts, while dangerous ones are called tornadic waterspouts.

July 2, 2022

Cyclolysis - The process that occurs when a cyclone is weakening and decaying. At the end of cyclolysis, the cyclone has become extinct.

July 1, 2022

Chionophobia - A person who suffers from Chionophobia has an irrational fear of snow or snow storms.

June 30, 2022

Drizzle - A type of precipitation consisting of numerous tiny droplets of water less than 0.5 mm in diameter. Drizzle typically falls when there is fog or low stratus cloud cover over an area.