What speed does wind become a hurricane?

What speed does wind become a hurricane?

This is an area of rotating thunderstorms with winds of 62 km/hr (38 mph) or less. A tropical depression becomes a tropical storm if its winds reach 63 km/hr (39 mph). A tropical storm becomes a hurricane if its winds reach 119 km/hr (74 mph).

How many dots are there on a golf ball?

The dimples are usually the same size as one another, but some golf balls have several different sizes of dimple on the same ball. Any number between 300 and 500 dimples is reasonable, and 336 is a common number.

How many words can you write using one standard pencil?

The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.  More than 2 billion pencils are manufactured each year in the United States. If these were laid end to end they would circle the world nine times.

What is petrified wood?

Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features. Petrified wood is a fossil in which the organic remains have been replaced by minerals in the slow process of being replaced with stone. This petrification process generally results in a Quartz Chalcedony mineralization.

What color were the first oranges?

The original oranges from Southeast Asia were a tangerine-pomelo hybrid, and they were actually green. In fact, oranges in warmer regions like Vietnam and Thailand still stay green through maturity.

Is there any sugar in Tic Tacs?

Tic Tac® mints do contain sugar as listed in the ingredient statement. However, since the amount of sugar per serving (1 mint) is less than 0.5 grams, FDA labeling requirements permit the Nutrition Facts to state that there are 0 grams of sugar per serving.

How big is VY Canis Majoris compared to Earth?

VY Canis Majoris has a diameter of 2,800,000,000 kms. Our Sun, on the other hand is just a puny 1,391,000 km in diameter. It would take an airplane 1,100 years to circle VY Canis Majoris once. Placed in our Solar System, its surface would extend out past the orbit of Saturn.

Why is Chicago called the ‘Windy City.’

Was this one of the random facts you already knew? Chicago’s nickname was coined by 19th-century journalists who were referring to the fact that its residents were “windbags” and “full of hot air.”