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List of cloud types

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The list of cloud types is a summarisation of the modern system of cloud classification. The major tropospheric genus types are commonly grouped as follows:.

Ten Basic Cloud Types - National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

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Cirrus. Detached clouds in the form of white, delicate filaments, mostly white patches or narrow bands. They may have a fibrous (hair-like) and/or silky sheen ...

Clouds - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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A cloud is a large collection of very tiny droplets of water or ice crystals. The droplets are so ... Cloud Group, Cloud Height, Cloud Types. High Clouds = Cirrus  ...

Cumulus, Stratus, and Cirrus - Tree House Weather Kids - University ...

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There are three main cloud types. Cumulus clouds are the puffy clouds that look like puffs of cotton. Cumulus ... Stratus clouds look like flat sheets of clouds.

Cloud types for observers - Met Office

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(base usually below 6,500 ft over British Isles). CL. Stratocumulus. Stratus. Cumulus. Cumulonimbus. Sc. St. Cu. Cb. 6. 7. 8. 9. Cloud types for observers. 2 ...

Cloud Atlas - cloud classification, cloud pictures

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Cloud families and other cloud pictures/appearances ... cloud families, because they e.g. show a chaotic sky with many different cloud types or undefinite photos.

Cloud names and classifications - Met Office

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The classification of clouds into types was first proposed by Luke Howard in 1802 and we largely use the same system today splitting clouds into three main ...

Cloud Types - Windows to the Universe

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May 21, 2009 ... Most clouds are associated with weather. These clouds can be divided into groups mainly based on the height of the cloud's base above the ...

A Quick Guide to Cloud Types | WeatherWorks

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Nov 26, 2014 ... Did you know that different clouds are precursors to specific types of weather? It's true! Making note of the cloud types can give you insight into ...

Cloud Types - City of Portsmouth

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Do you ever gaze up at the sky looking for clouds? Do you try to see pictures in the clouds? Do some clouds look as if they are feathers that will float away?

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Cloud Types | UCAR Center for Science Education

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Visit the Cloud Gallery to see photos of the different cloud types. The highest clouds in the atmosphere are cirrocumulus, cirrus, and cirrostratus. Cumulonimbus ...

Cloud Types: common cloud classifications

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Jul 9, 1997 ... Cloud Types. common cloud classifications. Clouds are classified into a system that uses Latin words to describe the appearance of clouds as ...

Common Cloud Names, Shapes, and Altitudes - Nenes

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Species (can be only one). Genus. Low Clouds. Middle Clouds. High Clouds. Cloud. Classification: Clouds are classified using a. Latin “Linnean” system based.