Q: Is rain liquid water in the form of droplets that have condensed from atmospheric water vapor and then precipitated—that is? ¶
A: Yes, and become heavy enough to fall under gravity.
Q: Is rain considered in QPFs by use of topography or based upon climatological precipitation patterns from observations with fine detail? ¶
Q: Is rain measured in units of length per unit time? ¶
A: Yes, and typically in millimeters per hour, or in countries where imperial units are more common, inches per hour.
Q: Is rain thought to carve the moon's numerous surface channels? ¶
Q: Was rain first used by Scottish chemist Robert Augus Smith in 1852? ¶
Q: Is rain RA? ¶
A: Yes, while the coding for rain showers is SHRA.
Q: Is rain a major component of the water cycle and is responsible for depositing most of the fresh water on the Earth? ¶
Q: Is rain also known or suspected on other planets? ¶
A: Yes, where it may be composed of methane, neon, sulfuric acid, or even iron rather than water.