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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).
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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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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A southwest exposure made it the sunniest spot for growing vegetables.