1.1.1.1. The atmosphere – where do thunderstorms live?

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Recap: in the troposphere the temperature drops with height. While it is usually relatively warm near the surface it is very cold high up in the troposphere. The rate at which the temperature drops is called the vertical temperature gradient.

Still with us? Great! Next we take a look at what drives the formation of thunderstorms.