The new climate normals for Madison are warmer, wetter and snowier.
When dust particles approach Earth, they can be captured by gravity and enter the atmosphere at very high speeds.
It does rain or precipitate on other planets and moons. On Neptune, scientists suspect it rains pure carbon in the form of diamonds.
Tornadoes are classified based on the damage the tornado does, which enables us to estimate the wind speed of its rotating winds.
The spring equinox, also called the vernal equinox, marks the beginning of the spring season in the Northern Hemisphere.
Despite the severe cold snap in the middle of February, the seasonal average cold pool area over the Northern Hemisphere was the ninth smallest in the last 73 years.
The amount of ice covering Earth varies year to year, but over decades, trends emerge. A recent analysis shows the amount of Earth's ice is decreasing.
Lincoln's was rainy, Taft was inaugurated in a blinding snowstorm, and Reagan had both the warmest and coldest of the January inaugurals.
Ice crystals are made of water molecules, which are formed by two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.
Q: What and when is the winter solstice?