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The Science Behind the Classification of Rain vs. Drizzle

By: Christina Loren

Meteorological Terminology 101 from Meteorologist Christina Loren: The difference between rain and drizzle is actually dependent on the size of the water droplet falling from the sky. The truth is, this is common sense and most people know what the difference is in rain and drizzle. What you may not know however, is that there are concise parameters that differentiate between the two scientifically.

Read Christina Loren's answer to Why are raindrops too small in size? Do they have the same size when they fall from the clouds? on Quora

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