What Is a Barometer?
Find out how barometers work
Barometer Altitude Compensation
Examines the differences among barometers
Two Types of Barometers
Discover the differences between mercury and aneroid barometers
How to Read a Barometer
Learn what your barometer is telling you
What is an Analog Barometer?
What makes an analog barometer work besides the weather
Calibrating an Aneroid Barometer
For accurate results practice routine calibration of your aneroid barometer
How to Adjust a Barometer
Information on keeping your barometer's reading accurate
What Is a Hygrometer?
A dip into the realm of the hygrometer
Glossary of Weather-Related Terms
A handy guide to frequently used weather-related terms
FAQ's on Weather Stations and Instruments
Explores popular questions about weather stations
What Is an Anemometer?
Find which way the wind blows with an anemometer
History of the Thermometer
A look at the rise of the thermometer from its beginnings to its modern-day form
What Is a Weather Station?
Components of a weather station
What Is a Rain Gauge
A look at the various types of available rain gauges
U.S. Billion-Dollar Weather Disasters of 2011
Twenty-eleven was a record-setting year for weather disasters. Read on for the list of the top weather stories for 2011.
What Do Those Clouds Mean?
Those clouds formations you see are more than magical elephants or funny faces. They're actually telling you what lies ahead with the weather.