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Precipitation


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Graupel
   is   
Precipitation Formed when Freezing Fog Condenses on a Snowflake
Known as snow pellets
Desert
   means   
An Area Accumulating 10 or Less Inches of Precipitation Annually
Storm
   is   
A Low Pressure Disturbance Composed of Wind, Clouds and Precipitation
Pluviometer
   is used for   
Measure the Amount of Liquid Precipitation
Cumulonimbus Praecipitatio
   are   
Cumulonimbus Whose Precipitation Reaches the Ground
Cumulus Praecipitatio
   are   
Cumulus Whose Precipitation Reaches Ground
Fractonimbus
   are   
Dark Ragged Clouds Under Precipitation Clouds
They form due to turbulent air movement. Fractonimbus exist only under precipitation clouds (such as nimbostratus, altostratus or cumulonimbus) and don't bring precipitation themselves. Fractonimbus can with time completely merge with overlying nimbostratus clouds.
Stratocumulus Praecipitatio
   are   
Stratocumulus Whose Precipitation Reaches Ground
Hail
   is   
Precipitation in the Form of Circular or Irregular-shaped Lumps of Ice
Measurable Precipitation
   is   
Precipitation of 0.01" or More
Precipitation
   is   
Liquid or Solid Water Molecules That Fall from the Atmosphere and Reach the Ground
Shower
   is   
Precipitation That is Intermittent, in Space, Time, or Intensity
Snow
   is   
Frozen Precipitation Composed of Ice Particles in Complex Hexagonal Patterns
Trace Precipitation
   is   
Precipitation Amounts Less Than 0.01"
Virga
   is   
Precipitation Falling from the Base of a Cloud and Evaporating Before It Reaches the Ground
Sleet
   is   
A Type of Frozen Precipitation, Consisting of Small Transparent Ice Pellets






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