Asked by: Gabrielly Helwingasked in category: General Last Updated: 26th June, 2020
Is fog a form of precipitation?
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Similarly, you may ask, why is fog not considered as precipitation?
While Fog is that form of water vapour which gets frozen in air. It remains suspended in air and does not fall on ground. Hence, Fog is not considered as Precipitation.
Also, what are the 4 types of precipitation? There are many different types of precipitation —rain, snow, hail, and sleet for example—yet they all have a few things in common. They all come from clouds. They are all forms of water that fall from the sky.
Accordingly, is mist a form of precipitation?
Precipitation occurs when a portion of the atmosphere becomes saturated with water vapor, so that the water condenses and "precipitates". Thus, fog and mist are not precipitation but suspensions, because the water vapor does not condense sufficiently to precipitate.
What are the 5 types of precipitation and how are they different?
Five main types of precipitation are rain, snow, hail, sleet, and freezing rain.