How Do We Measure Weather?

How Do We Measure Weather?

by Nancy Dickmann


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How fast is the wind blowing? How much moisture is in the air? Meteorologists measure weather conditions to help answer these and other questions. Learn about the tools and systems they use. Find out how these measurements help people plan their days and prepare for any weather.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781977133410
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2021
Series: Discover Meteorology
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 510L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Nancy Dickmann has written more than 150 non-fiction books for children, specializing in science and history. Before becoming an author, she worked for many years as an editor and publisher of children’s books.

Table of Contents

What Is Weather? 4

Why Measure? 6

Measuring Tools 8

Measuring the Air 12

Measuring Water 18

Putting It All Together 26

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32


Align to Next Generation Science Standards: Weather and Climate;

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