hy·​dro·​me·​te·​o·​rol·​o·​gy ˌhī-drō-ˌmē-tē-ə-ˈrä-lə-jē How to pronounce hydrometeorology (audio)
: a branch of meteorology that deals with water in the atmosphere especially as precipitation
hydrometeorological adjective

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hydrometeorology was circa 1859

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“Hydrometeorology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrometeorology. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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