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Do you know the basic ingredients for weather? Check here!

The process of condensation results in the formation of clouds. Cloud watching is fun, because different clouds form under different circumstances.


Here are just a few common cloud types:
(Click on each photo to find out more about clouds.)

low clouds: stratusmiddle clouds: altostratushigh clouds: cirruscumulus

 

cloud altitude chart

 

What do you think it means if "nimbo" appears at the beginning or
"nimbus" appears at the end of a cloud name?


puffy cloud button Puffy cloud
thin cloud button Thin cloud
rain cloud button Rain cloud
wispy cloud button Wispy cloud


cumulonimbus cloud

Cumulonimbus Cloud

Play the Cloud Matching Game!
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Play Cloud Concentration!
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are you still foggy about clouds?
dew drop dude under cloud

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