Hydrometeors


A Hydrometeor consists of an aggregate of liquid or solid water particles, suspended in, or falling through the atmosphere, blown by the wind from the earth’s surface, or deposited on objects on the ground, or in the free air.

Rain and Drizzle

Snow and Sleet

Snow Pellets and Snow Grains

Hail, Ice Pellets, Ice Prisms and Diamond Dust

Drifting Snow

Blowing Snow

Fog

Mist

Freezing Fog and Ice Fog

Shallow Fog

Dew and Hoar Frost

Rime

Glaze and Ground Ice

Tornados and Waterspouts