What does'chance of precipitation'mean?

Answer According to the National Weather Service, the pop--or "probability of precipitation"--is often expressed as "chance of precipitation" or "chance of rain." It is the level of assurance that rain ca... Read More »

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Precipitation in the Tundra?

According to the Blue Planet Biomes website, the tundra is a bleak, treeless area with year round freezing temperatures and very little precipitation. The summer months in the tundra are short and ... Read More »

Does a tundra get precipitation?

A tundra is one of the world's driest climates but does receive small amounts of precipitation. Some tundra locations receive up to 40 inches of annual precipitation, but much of it remains frozen.... Read More »

What does 30 percent precipitation mean?

According to the Weather Prediction, the percentage of precipitation represents the chance that a given area will receive measurable precipitation at a given time. Thus, an area with a forecast of ... Read More »

Does Neptune have any precipitation?

Neptune’s atmosphere consists mainly of hydrogen and helium, with traces of methane, which gives the planet its distinctive blue color. Precipitation can result from these gases, and, according t... Read More »