Kōrero: Weather

Hoar frost, Lewis Pass

Hoar frost, Lewis Pass

In the winter, a cloudless anticyclone can also allow frost to develop. This occurs because the cold land causes the air to freeze. If water condenses onto vegetation at temperatures below freezing, then the moisture freezes and a hoar frost is created.

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Erick Brenstrum, 'Weather - Highs – anticyclones', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7758/hoar-frost-lewis-pass (accessed 27 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Erick Brenstrum, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006