WEATHER 101
(A Resource for Teachers & Students)

GLOSSARIES
&
TERMINOLOGY

TUTORIALS
 &
FAQs

CONVERSIONS

CALCULATORS

LESSON
PLANS

MAPS
 &
CHARTS

MISCELLANEOUS
WEATHER
RESOURCES

Glossaries | Tutorials | Conversions | Lessons | Maps | Miscellaneous | Do-It-Yourself Forecast Guide


GLOSSARIES & TERMINOLOGY

Golden Gate Weather Services Weather Glossary
Oklahoma Climate Survey Weather Glossary
NWS San Francisco Weather Glossary
NWS Operations Manual

CONVERSIONS & CALCULATORS

CALCULATORS

Golden Gate Weather Services Wx Calculator
Megaconverter 2

Washington Post Weather Calculations

USA Today Weather Calculations Page
Weather Conversions Spreadsheet

CONVERSION TABLES

Temperature - Celsius to Fahrenheit
Temperature - Fahrenheit to Celsius
Pressure - Inches to Millibars
Pressure - Millibars to Inches
Wind - MPH to Knots
Winds - Knots to MPH

Wind Chill Temperature Chart
Heat Index Chart
Standard Atmosphere
Fujita Tornado Intensity Scale
(F-Scale)
Enhanced Fujita Tornado Intensity Scale (EF-Scale)
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

Beaufort Wind Force Scale

MAPS & CHARTS

NWS Forecast Offices
NWS Forecast Zones and Warning Areas

 
Current NCEP Weather Charts

Interpreting Surface Observation Symbols
METAR Decoding

Federal Meteorological Handbook (FMH-1)

TUTORIALS & FAQs

Weather Basics
Forces and Wind

About Temperatures

Air Masses and Fronts

Mid Latitude Cyclones

Hydrologic Cycle

Clouds
Clouds and Precipitation

Cloud Boutique

Storms
Severe Storms
Hurricanes

Tornadoes

Remote Sensing
Radar
Satellite

SFSU Satellite

Forecasting & Weather Maps
Weather Forecasting

UTC Conversions

Temperature Conversions

Surface Observations

Upper Air Observations

Light & Optics
Light and Optics
About Rainbows

Atmospheric Optics

Miscellaneous
El Nino

PMEL El Nino Primer
CPC El Nino/La Nina

Madden-Julian Oscillation- MJO FAQ

Weather Q&As
The Weather Corner

Weather Doctor

About.com Weather Page

LESSON PLANS, PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES

National Science Education Standards
California Science Framework
Oklahoma Climate Service Weather Series
NSSL Coloring Book Series

Resource Listing for Weather and Climate Instruction
AMS Datastreme Project

Digital Library of Earth Science Education
Classroom Activities
Student Projects

"Bad" Meteorology Lessons
Frank Potter's Science GEMS

MISCELLANEOUS WEATHER RESOURCES

WEATHER CAREERS & ORGANIZATIONS

CLIMATE INFORMATION 

Bay Area Education and Careers in Meteorology
Career Guide in the Atmospheric Sciences 
Challenges in Meteorology

AMS Curricula 2000
American Meteorological Organization

National Weather Association

World Meteorological Organization

Comparative Climate Data for 300 US Cities
Extreme Weather Events

National Climatic Data Center

USNO Sun/Moon Rise/Set Data

Worldwide Tide Predictor

Meteorologist's Weather Links
Golden Gate Weather Services' Weather Links 

Do-It-Yourself  Weather Forecast Guide

  BASIC ADVANCED
Current Conditions
Forecast Data
Forecasts & Warnings

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