Where does precipitation occur?

Question:

Where does precipitation occur?

Precipitation, On and Above Earth:

Precipitation is rain, sleet, snow, and hail that forms in the atmosphere and falls to the ground. Precipitation doesn't fall evenly over the Earth, and it doesn't come from everywhere in the atmosphere.

Answer and Explanation:

Precipitation falls in every area, all over the planet. The amount of precipitation, and the form in which it falls, depend greatly on location....

See full answer below.

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer! Create your account

View this answer

Learn more about this topic:

Global Precipitation Distribution's Relation to Wind & Pressure Patterns

from Earth Science 102: Weather and Climate

Chapter 8 / Lesson 5
1.1K

Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answer library