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A drop or droplet is a small column of liquid, bounded completely or almost completely by free .... Due to the different refractive index of water and air, refraction and reflection occur on the ... Raindrop sizes typically range from 0.5 mm to 4 mm, with size distributions quickly decreasing past diameters larger than 2-2.5 mm.


Dec 2, 2016 ... Why raindrops are different sizes? USGS's Water Science School site.


Jul 23, 2009 ... Study finds variation in raindrop sizes is result of drops bursting as fall to ground.


Nov 19, 2009 ... Why are raindrops different sizes when they fall from the sky?

Aug 14, 2009 ... Ever wondered why raindrops are different sizes? Well, a French research institute set out to find out why. The footage overturns the accepted ...


Jul 20, 2009 ... Slow motion footage of a single falling raindrop shows scientists exactly why the drops are so many different sizes.


The size of falling raindrops depends on several factors, including where the cloud ... Scientists refer to the number of drops and snowflakes of different sizes at ...


This video explains why the size and shape of raindrops in a cloud matters to ... Scientists refer to the number of drops and snowflakes of different sizes at ...


Apr 4, 2016 ... Storm clouds, on the other hand, can have raindrops of different sizes — some big and small - depending on whether they collide or break ...