Explore the type of precipitation

Set the air and dew point temperatures by dragging the anchor points and learn what type of precipitation will fall to the ground. Each time you release the mouse button, the simulation starts.

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This applet is Copyright © 2008-2015 by Tom Whittaker, University of Wisconsin-Madison, using the algorithms put forth by Dan Baumgart, NOAA/National Weather Service, in his Precipitation Type Forecasting teletraining session.