I know meteorologists study weather on Earth, but do you also study weather on other planets? Natalie Crandall New Hope Christian School
Yes! We study the weather on both planets and moons. Some of these other planets and moons have interesting weather we are still learning about. This helps us to understand how weather may have developed here on Earth and also helps us to forecast our daily weather.
To do this, we use rovers that are sent to different planets to take pictures, videos and observations. One example is the Curiosity rover, which is currently on Mars. These space instruments can measure temperatures, winds, pressure and more.