Precipitation

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What is Precipitation?

Precipitation, in meteorology, is rain, snow, hail and sleet- different and any weather condition in which something falling from the sky to the earth. Precipitation is not just about falling things from the sky it has to do with things falling down. It also occurs chemical reactions when any solid chemical settles to the bottom of the solution.

When precipitation occurs?

Precipitation occurs when the water vapor in the atmosphere changes its form by condensing into a solid form or liquid form.

Where does precipitation happen mostly?

Precipitation is depended mostly on the location and surroundings of the environment. The areas which are located near the oceans or large bodies of water near it will receive more rain as compared to the Inland area. The reason is the wind picks up moisture over the water which increases precipitation. hence, that type of areas which are near to the ocean and mostly above from the normal land, there precipitation happen mostly.

Who measured Precipitation?

Precipitation is measured by rain Gauge. It is the small tube of plastic or glass in which the upper end is open. The measuring scale is attached to the tube, which measures the exact amount of Precipitation. Precipitation is measured in inches and centimeters.

Why is the precipitation important?

Precipitation is very important because without it keep maintaining the balance in atmospheric. The land on the planet would be desert, without Precipitation. It supplies water in a good amount, and help people to grow crops, and to drink fresh water. Precipitation decreases atmospheric pollution.

How is Precipitation made?

Precipitation is made in clouds when the water vapor present in clouds is condensed into water or ice.

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