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The momentary conditions of the atmosphere.

Six main components
Temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness.

See Health forecasting.

Vox populi
verb To bear through an unpleasant time or activity (i.e., to weather through the final semester).


Vox populi That which people talk about when everything else is taboo
Weather US record-holders–Natl Weather Serv
Coldest Average temperature–36.4ºF–Intl Falls, MN
Warmest–77.7ºF–Key West, FL
Driest–2.65 inches–Yuma, AZ
Wettest–104.5 inches rainfall–Quillayute, WA
Cloudiest–242 cloudy days–Quillayute, WA
Snowiest–243.2 inches of snow–Blue Canyon, CA
Sunniest–348 sunny days–Yuma, AZ
Windiest–15.4 mph–Blue Hill, MA
Note: For international figures, visit list.htm


climate, climatic conditions.

weather stain
said of wool. See fleece rot.
weather stress
cold, heat, wet stress.

Patient discussion about weather

Q. can places with a very different weather make you allergic to something you werent allergic to before? my sister just went to England and she doesn't stop sneezing. We all thought she cought a cold but it's been like 8 days now and her eyes are teary and a she just got a small rash on her right arm. are these all even related? I guess we're an allergic family...

A. but how can you actually tell what the allergy is caused by? I mean- there are so many new things in her area now- it can be anything...

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Wales made heavy weather of their victory over Liechtenstein at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium which meant - for a few hours at least - they were top of Group Four.
SCOTLAND'S women made heavy weather of their game against France before finally winning 1-0 at Peffermill in the Junior Celtic Cup.
But the Blue-and-Blacks made heavy weather of beating a limited Bedwas outfit.
Said Prestatyn chairman Tony Young: "It was a bad toss to lose but we made heavy weather of it and our low total was always going to be a big handicap.
Yet the Rovers boss acknowledged his side made heavy weather of beating midtable outfit Walsall.
But they made heavy weather of it in the first half, until Newport flanker Kelly was sent to the sin bin for killing the ball at a ruck.
Craig said: "It was a strong team but we made heavy weather of things in the first half.
Henin-Hardenne made heavy weather of the first set in her second round dismissal of Italian debutant Flavia Pennetta on a breezy Centre Court, taking it on tie-break, but cruised throught the second set 6-1.
The Fighting Irish shot into a 16-point lead in as many minutes, but then made heavy weather of things.
ROTHERHAM made heavy weather of their 1-0 win over Conference outfit SCARBOROUGH.
However, Kirtley had to watch nervously from the dressing room as Sussex made heavy weather of reaching that target, slipping from 52 without loss at one stage to 69 for six, before Keith Newell and Paul Jarvis saw them home.
CHELSEA checked into the last eight but giant keeper Petr Cech insisted they made heavy weather of it.