Category: Jet Stream

Why is the pressure on the poles higher in Summer and lower in Winter?

The role of the jet stream Seasonal pressure variations at the poles are primarily influenced by the behavior of the jet stream, a fast-moving, narrow stream of air that surrounds the Earth in the upper troposphere. The jet stream is driven by temperature differences between the equator and the poles, and it plays a crucial

Unbalanced Jet Streams: North-South Hemisphere Divide

The jet stream is a high-altitude, fast-moving air current that plays a major role in shaping weather patterns around the globe. There are two major jet streams: one in the Northern Hemisphere and one in the Southern Hemisphere. Recently, scientists have noticed an imbalance between the two hemispheres, with the Northern Hemisphere jet stream becoming

Unprecedented Jet Stream Patterns Observed in Earth’s Atmosphere Over the Past Few Weeks

In recent weeks, there have been some unusual weather patterns around the world that have caught the attention of many earth scientists. Some of these weather patterns are the result of the jet stream, a fast-moving ribbon of air that circles the globe and plays a major role in determining the weather we experience. What

Unraveling the Mystery: Understanding Wind Orientation in Jet Streaks

The jet stream is a fast-moving, narrow flow of air found in the upper atmosphere, typically at an altitude of 10-15 kilometers (6-9 miles) above the Earth’s surface. It is formed by temperature and pressure differences between cold polar air and warm tropical air. The jet stream is an important driver of weather patterns, and