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WEATHER QUIZ

1. When and where was the lowest temperature recorded in the United Kingdom? 2. Where and when was the highest temperature recorded in the United Kingdom? 3. In which English city is the headquarters of the Meteorological Office? 4. What is the metric unit of measure for temperature? 5. Why was the town of Cockermouth in Cumbria in the news in November 2009? 6. At what temperature does water freeze? 7. What is the name of the instrument used to measure air pressure? 8. From which direction does our weather usually come from? 9. Finish this well know weather saying, “Red sky in the morning, shepherds __________�. 10.What was the name of the hurricane that devastated New Orleans in 2005? 11.What is the colour used by the Meteorological Office to indicate that people must take action for a serious weather event? 12. Which months are considered the winter months? 13. What is black ice? 14.What do we call the type of weather that reduces visibility (how far we can see)? 15.How many Premier League football matches were postponed because of the weather on Saturday 9th January?


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