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Sheffield Weather Page

Weather Glossary

Low Level Clouds: Stratus,  Stratus, Stratocumulus, Cumulus,

Cumulusnimbus, 

Stratus is a low level cloud found between 0ft and 6500ft. More commonly observed as fog or Hill fog. They tend to be grey in color and may be accompanied by Drizzle, Snow or Snow grains. If aren’t any clouds above the layer the sun may shine through them.
Stratus in a Valley Picture by J T Groocock
Cumulusnimbus Clouds or more commonly known as Thunder Clouds. These are towering dense clouds which have flat dark bases and can create impressive anvils. They associated with Thunderstorms, Torrential rain, Hail storms and Tornadoes. The typical cloud level for these clouds is 1100ft to 6500ft
Developing Cumulusnimbus over North East Sheffield Picture By J T Groocock
Cumulus clouds often know as fair weather clouds are white fluffy cauliflower clouds and the base tends to be dark. Fair weather tends to be a bit of misnomer because if the clouds get larger they can cause showers and even eventually develop into Cumulus nimbus. These clouds tends to be around 1200ft to 6500ft
Cumulus over Ladybower Picture By J T Groocock
Stratocumulus are low level clouds in patches or Clumps. They normally have wealth defined bases with some parts darker than others. They can occur in all weathers from dry to wet conditions. Normal you’ll find them between 1200ft to 6500ft
Strato cumulus Picture by the Met office
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Sheffield Weather Page

Weather Glossary

Low Level Clouds: Stratus,  Stratus, Stratocumulus, Cumulus,

Cumulusnimbus, 

Stratus is a low level cloud found between 0ft and 6500ft. More commonly observed as fog or Hill fog. They tend to be grey in color and may be accompanied by Drizzle, Snow or Snow grains. If aren’t any clouds above the layer the sun may shine through them.
Stratus in a Valley Picture by J T Groocock
Cumulusnimbus Clouds or more commonly known as Thunder Clouds. These are towering dense clouds which have flat dark bases and can create impressive anvils. They associated with Thunderstorms, Torrential rain, Hail storms and Tornadoes. The typical cloud level for these clouds is 1100ft to 6500ft
Developing Cumulusnimbus over North East Sheffield Picture By J T Groocock
Cumulus clouds often know as fair weather clouds are white fluffy cauliflower clouds and the base tends to be dark. Fair weather tends to be a bit of misnomer because if the clouds get larger they can cause showers and even eventually develop into Cumulus nimbus. These clouds tends to be around 1200ft to 6500ft
Cumulus over Ladybower Picture By J T Groocock
Stratocumulus are low level clouds in patches or Clumps. They normally have wealth defined bases with some parts darker than others. They can occur in all weathers from dry to wet conditions. Normal you’ll find them between 1200ft to 6500ft
Strato cumulus Picture by the Met office
© Lorem ipsum dolor sit Nulla in mollit pariatur in, est ut dolor eu eiusmod lorem 2014
Sheffield Weather Page

Weather Glossary

Low Level Clouds: Stratus,  Stratus,  Cumulus,

Stratocumulus, Cumulusnimbus 

Stratus is a low level cloud found between 0ft and 6500ft. More commonly observed as fog or Hill fog. They tend to be grey in color and may be accompanied by Drizzle, Snow or Snow grains. If aren’t any clouds above the layer the sun may shine through them.
Stratus in a Valley Picture by J T Groocock
Cumulusnimbus Clouds or more commonly known as Thunder Clouds. These are towering dense clouds which have flat dark bases and can create impressive anvils. They associated with Thunderstorms, Torrential rain, Hail storms and Tornadoes. The typical cloud level for these clouds is 1100ft to 6500ft
Developing Cumulusnimbus over North East Sheffield Picture By J T Groocock
Cumulus clouds often know as fair weather clouds are white fluffy cauliflower clouds and the base tends to be dark. Fair weather tends to be a bit of misnomer because if the clouds get larger they can cause showers and even eventually develop into Cumulus nimbus. These clouds tends to be around 1200ft to 6500ft
Cumulus over Ladybower Picture By J T Groocock
Stratocumulus are low level clouds in patches or Clumps. They normally have wealth defined bases with some parts darker than others. They can occur in all weathers from dry to wet conditions. Normal you’ll find them between 1200ft to 6500ft
Strato Cumulus Picture by the Met office