Instruments Used in Meteorology


Barometer- Measures the atmospheric pressure. It tells you whether or not the pressure is rising or falling. 


Psycrometer- Uses humidity. Hair responds slowly in low temperatures. Consists of two thermometers.
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Anemometer- Measures wind speed. They have cups that move when the wind hits them. There is a dial attached to it, it shows the speed of the wind.
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Thermometer- Measures air temparture. When the air heats up the mercury and alchol expand moving upwards.
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Work Cited

"Weather Wiz Kids Weather Information for Kids." Weather Wiz Kids Weather Information for Kids. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan. 2013.