Weather Review Worksheet
Define the following terms:
1. Absolute humidity2. Relative humidity –
5. Describe the difference between sleet and hail formation.
Draw the following front symbols and briefly describe the formation of each.
6. Warm front
7. Cold front
8. Occluded front
9. Stationary front
Name the air masses:
10. Dry air mass from northern Canada ____________
11. Humid air mass form the Gulf of Mexico __________
12. Humid air mass that has settled over the Florida Keys ___________
13. Dry air mass effecting the continent of Africa ______________
Which instrument would you use? Barometer
14. Pressure at the top of a mountain ______________
15. Humidity inside the classroom _______________
16. Temperature at sea level _________________
17. Cyclones (low pressure systems): List several characteristics of cyclones
18. Anticyclones: List several characteristics of anticyclones
19. Lines on a weather map that connect point of equal pressure are called ________________.
20. Lines on a weather map that connect points of equal temperature are called ____________________.
Land Breezes vs. Water Breezes AND Ocean Currents:
21. What is heating the surface (ocean and land) of the Earth? ____________________
22. Label in the diagram above the following:
23. What is warmer during the day: land or sea/ocean?
24. What is warmer during the night: land or sea/ocean?
25. Where does the air have a high density and a low density (both diagrams)
26. What direction does the ocean current travel: toward land or away from land (both diagrams)
Review of global winds: