1.) When is the monsoon in Arizona?
Answer: June 15th - September 30th
2.) On average, how much rain does Tucson receive during the monsoon?
3.) The word “monsoon” is derived from the Arabic term, “mausim”, meaning what?
4.) What speed can straight-line wind gusts from an Arizona thunderstorm get up to?
Answer: Over 100mph
5.) What is the minimum depth of moving water that can make the average person fall?
Answer: 6 inches
6.) What is the monsoon?
Answer: A seasonal shift in wind direction due to the temperature difference between land and sea
7.) Prior to 2008, what method was used to signal the start of the monsoon in Tucson?
Answer: When the dew point temperature is at least 54° for 3 consecutive days
8.) How much water does it take to float most vehicles?
Answer: 1 to 2 feet
9.) What should you do when caught in a dust storm?
Answer: Pull off of the road, put the car in park, turn off your lights and take your foot off the brake
10.) How far can lightning strike from the nearest rain?
Answer: 60 miles
Correct: 16% (Tricky question, so don't sweat this one. Although 60 miles may be possible for cloud-to-cloud lightning, it's more likely to be about 10-15 miles from the nearest rain)
Overall average score: 40%
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