EQ? What tools do we use to measure different types of weather?

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  • EQ? What tools do we use to measure different types of weather?

  • Tools to Measure WeatherClick on a tool to discover information about how it helps us measure weather.

  • RainfallA RAIN GAUGE measures the amount of rain that has fallen over a specific time period. Back toTools

  • Wind SpeedAn ANEMOMETER measures wind speed. The cups catch the wind, turning a dial attached to the instrument. The dial shows the wind speed.

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  • Wind DirectionA WIND VANE is an instrument that determines the direction from which the wind is blowing.Back toTools

  • TemperatureA THERMOMETER measures the air temperature. When air around the tube heats the liquid, the liquid expands and moves up the tube. A scale then shows what the actual temperature is. Back toTools