weather condition

Definitions of weather condition

n the atmospheric conditions that comprise the state of the atmosphere in terms of temperature and wind and clouds and precipitation

atmospheric condition, conditions, weather
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cold weather
a period of unusually cold weather
fair weather, sunshine, temperateness
moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
hot weather
a period of unusually high temperatures
thaw, thawing, warming
warm weather following a freeze; snow and ice melt
downfall, precipitation
the falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)
a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
violent or severe weather (viewed as caused by the action of the four elements)
air current, current of air, wind
air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
atmosphere, atmospheric state
the weather or climate at some place
good weather
weather suitable for outdoor activities
bad weather, inclemency, inclementness
weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
a relatively well-defined prevailing wind
calm, calm air
wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
air, breeze, gentle wind, zephyr
a slight wind (usually refreshing)
chinook, chinook wind, snow eater
a warm dry wind blowing down the eastern slopes of the Rockies
a dusty wind from the Sahara that blows toward the western coast of Africa during the winter
cold wave
a wave of unusually cold weather
freeze, frost
weather cold enough to cause freezing
wind blowing across the path of a ship or aircraft
foehn, fohn
a warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps
an oppressively hot southerly wind from the Sahara that blows across Egypt in the spring
Santa Ana
a strong hot dry wind that blows in winter from the deserts of southern California toward the Pacific Coast
high wind
a very strong wind
wind blowing opposite to the path of a ship or aircraft
catabatic wind, katabatic wind
a wind caused by the downward motion of cold air
wind blowing in the same direction as the path of a ship or aircraft
a belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific
east wind, easter, easterly
a wind from the east
northwest wind, northwester
a wind from the northwest
sou'wester, southwester
a strong wind from the southwest
sou'easter, southeaster
a strong wind from the southeast
fine spray
precipitation in very small drops
a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale
blast, blow, gust
a strong current of air
precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
an extremely hot day
oppressively hot and humid weather
heat wave
a wave of unusually hot weather
a seasonal wind in southern Asia; blows from the southwest (bringing rain) in summer and from the northeast in winter
any wind that changes direction with the seasons
boreas, north wind, norther, northerly
a wind that blows from the north
prevailing wind
the predominant wind direction
rain, rainfall
water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere
samiel, simoom, simoon
a violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa
partially melted snow (or a mixture of rain and snow)
snow, snowfall
precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
light wispy precipitation that evaporates before it reaches the ground (especially when the lower air is low in humidity)
south wind, souther, southerly
a wind from the south
sudden violent winds; often accompanied by precipitation
rising current of warm air
draft, draught
a current of air (usually coming into a chimney or room or vehicle)
west wind, wester
wind that blows from west to east
air mass
a large body of air with uniform characteristics horizontally
(meteorology) winds spiraling outward from a high pressure center; circling clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the southern
(meteorology) rapid inward circulation of air masses about a low pressure center; circling counterclockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in the southern
fog, fogginess, murk, murkiness
an atmosphere in which visibility is reduced because of a cloud of some substance
an absence of strong winds or rain
clemency, mildness
good weather with comfortable temperatures
raw weather
unpleasantly cold and damp weather
the state of being stormy
cloud cover, cloudiness, overcast
the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
instability in the atmosphere
Type of:
atmospheric phenomenon
a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere

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