Student Research Pages - What Makes Weather? - Precipitation

What Makes Weather? - PrecipitationCover_Weather_Watch

We call wet stuff, like rain, precipitation (pre-SIP-uh-tay-shun). That's an official weather word! Any form of water that falls to the earth gets that name – PRECIPITATION Check out these other wet weather words:

Dew on Grass

See the dew on the blades of grass?


 Measuring Precipitation:

We use a rain gauge to find out how much moisture fell.




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