Graupel

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Graupel is a form of frozen precipitation consisting of snowflakes or ice crystals and supercooled water droplets frozen together.
Graupel is a form of frozen precipitation consisting of snowflakes or ice crystals and supercooled water droplets frozen together.

Graupel is a form of frozen precipitation consisting of snowflakes or ice crystals and supercooled water droplets frozen together.

Graupel (also called small hail, soft hail, or snow pellets; METAR code: GS) refers to precipitation that forms when supercooled droplets of water condense on a snowflake, forming a 2–5 mm ball of rime; the snowflake acts as a nucleus of condensation in this process. Graupel is the German word for this meteorological phenomenon.


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