Clouds

Everything You Need To Know About Cirrocumulus Clouds: High-altitude Cloudlet

There’s so many different clouds out there, as clouds form in a variety of ways. This is because as you get higher, the air temperature drops and the convection currents create distinctive layers within the atmosphere, giving clouds different appearances depending on where it was formed. But today we’ll be focusing on cirrocumulus clouds.  Cirrocumulus …

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All You Need To Know About Altocumulus Clouds

Altocumulus clouds are typically found in groups or heaps of cloud clumped together. Usually they are found in the middle layer of the troposphere (the lowest region of the atmosphere), lower than the cirrocumulus clouds but higher than their cumulus and stratocumulus.  The term ‘mackerel sky’ is also commonly associated with altocumulus; these clouds display …

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