Use weather maps of the United States to graph temperature and precipitation for inland and coastal regions 0507.8.3
Links verified 9/19/2014
- Climographs of Selected U.S. Cities - A climograph plots monthly average temperature and precipitation for some location. It provides a quick way of characterizing the climate of a particular place. To view a climograph for one of the U.S. cities listed, click on the city name or the corresponding dot on the map.
- Climate Information - a source of raw data that your students might use to make their own climograph
- How to Read a Climograph - Every place on Earth has weather. However, different places on Earth have different types of "typical" weather. A quick way to get an idea of the climate of a particular place is to look at a "climate-graph," or "climograph."
- How To Read Surface Weather Maps - from NOAA
- How to Read a Weather Map - five steps with pictures
- How to Read Weather Maps - very complete explanation from a weather service
- How to Read Weather Maps - [2:11] short video lesson
- National Forecast Maps - from the National Weather Service
- Reading Weather Maps - short explanation from USA Today
- Reading Weather Maps - explanation in five sections
- United States Climate Page - (Click on state of interest, then select a city to see a climograph)
- Weather - learn how to report and predict the weather - from EdHeads
- Weather Forecasting - from Weather Wiz Kids
- Weather Maps - what can a weather map tell you about the weather
- Weather Maps - practice quiz
- Weather Maps - index of free PowerPoint presentations
- Weather Resources for Teachers -
- Web Weather for Kids - Learn what makes weather wet and wild, do cool activities, and become hot at forecasting the weather on Web Weather for Kids.
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