Weather instruments

Shane Mahoney,SolomonS. :D, duane ron pinson jr .,KyleW.

What does a barometer measure and how does it work?

A Barometer measures air pressure. Its tells you whether or not the pressure is rising or falling. Arising barometer means sunny and dry condition, while a falling barometer means stormy and wet conditions.

What does a thermometer measure and how does it work?!?!

A thermometer measures the air temperature. When air around the tube heats the liquid expands and rises through the tube

Explain how the tempurature can be different from its measurement?

temerature differs when its humid outside because the air feels warmer then it actually is. temp. also differs when its windy which makes it feel cooler than what it actually is.

What does an anemometer measure and how does it work?

Measures wind speed. The cups catch the wind, turning a drial attached to the instument. the dial measures the wind speed

what does a Psychrometer measure and how does it work?

Measures relitive humidity, using the cooling effect of evaporation.