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Register: Cloud type

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label Cloud type
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member Altocumulus translucidus in bands, or one or more layers of Altocumulus translucidus or opacus, progressively invading the sky; these Altocumulus clouds generally thicken as a whole | CH | CL | Altocumulus cumulogenitus (or cumulonimbogenitus) | Cloud not visible owing to darkness, fog, duststorm, sandstorm, or other analogous phenomena | Cirrus (Ci) | Altocumulus castellanus or floccus | Stratocumulus cumulogenitus | Stratus nebulosus or Stratus fractus other than of bad weather,* or both | Stratus fractus or Cumulus fractus of bad weather,* or both (pannus), usually below Altostratus or Nimbostratus | No CM clouds | Missing value | Cirrus (often in bands) and Cirrostratus, or Cirrostratus alone, progressively Invading the sky; they generally thicken as a whole; the continuous veil extends more than 45 degrees above the horizon, without the sky being totally covered | Cirrostratus not progressively invading the sky and not entirely covering it | No CH clouds | CM | Cumulonimbus capillatus (often with an anvil), with or without Cumulonimbus calvus, Cumulus, Stratocumulus, Stratus or pannus | Cirrocumulus alone, or Cirrocumulus predominant among the CH clouds | Cumulus humilis or Cumulus fractus other than of bad weather,* or both | Cirrus fibratus, sometimes uncinus, not progressively invading the sky | Cirrus spissatus cumulonimbogenitus | Altocumulus translucidus or opacus in two or more layers, or Altocumulus opacus in a single layer, not progressively invading the sky, or Altocumulus with Altostratus or Nimbostratus | Cirrocumulus (Cc) | Altocumulus of a chaotic sky, generally at several levels | Nimbostratus (Ns) | Cirrostratus (Cs) | Altostratus (As) | Stratocumulus (Sc) | CH clouds invisible owing to darkness, fog, blowing dust or sand, or other similar phenomena, or because of a continuous layer of lower clouds | Cumulus (Cu) | Cumulus and Stratocumulus other than Stratocumulus cumulogenitus, with bases at different levels | Altostratus translucidus | Altostratus opacus or Nimbostratus | Patches (often lenticular) of Altocumulus translucidus, continually changing and occurring at one or more levels | No CL clouds | Cumulus mediocris or congestus, Towering cumulus (TCU), with or without Cumulus of species fractus or humilis or Stratocumulus, all having their bases at the same level | Cirrus spissatus, in patches or entangled sheaves, which usually do not increase and sometimes seem to be the remains of the upper part of a Cumulonimbus; or Cirrus castellanus or floccus | Cirrus uncinus or fibratus, or both, progressively invading the sky; they generally thicken as a whole | Cumulonimbus calvus, with or without Cumulus, Stratocumulus or Stratus | Stratocumulus other than Stratocumulus cumulogenitus | Altocumulus (Ac) | Stratus (St) | CM clouds invisible owing to darkness, fog, blowing dust or sand, or other similar phenomena, or because of continuous layer of lower clouds | Cumulonimbus (Cb) | CL clouds invisible owing to darkness, fog, blowing dust or sand, or other similar phenomena | Cirrus (often in bands) and Cirrostratus, or Cirrostratus alone, progressively invading the sky; they generally thicken as a whole, but the continuous veil does not reach 45 degrees above the horizon | Cirrostratus covering the whole sky | Altocumulus translucidus at a single level
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Name Notation Description Types Status
Cirrus (Ci) 0 Concept stable
Cirrocumulus (Cc) 1 Concept stable
Cirrostratus (Cs) 2 Concept stable
Altocumulus (Ac) 3 Concept stable
Altostratus (As) 4 Concept stable
Nimbostratus (Ns) 5 Concept stable
Stratocumulus (Sc) 6 Concept stable
Stratus (St) 7 Concept stable
Cumulus (Cu) 8 Concept stable
Cumulonimbus (Cb) 9 Concept stable
No CH clouds 10 Concept stable
Cirrus fibratus, sometimes uncinus, not progressively invading the sky 11 Concept stable
Cirrus spissatus, in patches or entangled sheaves, which usually do not increase and sometimes seem to be the remains of the upper part of a Cumulonimbus; or Cirrus castellanus or floccus 12 Concept stable
Cirrus spissatus cumulonimbogenitus 13 Concept stable
Cirrus uncinus or fibratus, or both, progressively invading the sky; they generally thicken as a whole 14 Concept stable
Cirrus (often in bands) and Cirrostratus, or Cirrostratus alone, progressively invading the sky; they generally thicken as a whole, but the continuous veil does not reach 45 degrees above the horizon 15 Concept stable
Cirrus (often in bands) and Cirrostratus, or Cirrostratus alone, progressively Invading the sky; they generally thicken as a whole; the continuous veil extends more than 45 degrees above the horizon, without the sky being totally covered 16 Concept stable
Cirrostratus covering the whole sky 17 Concept stable
Cirrostratus not progressively invading the sky and not entirely covering it 18 Concept stable
Cirrocumulus alone, or Cirrocumulus predominant among the CH clouds 19 Concept stable
No CM clouds 20 Concept stable
Altostratus translucidus 21 Concept stable
Altostratus opacus or Nimbostratus 22 Concept stable
Altocumulus translucidus at a single level 23 Concept stable
Patches (often lenticular) of Altocumulus translucidus, continually changing and occurring at one or more levels 24 Concept stable
Altocumulus translucidus in bands, or one or more layers of Altocumulus translucidus or opacus, progressively invading the sky; these Altocumulus clouds generally thicken as a whole 25 Concept stable
Altocumulus cumulogenitus (or cumulonimbogenitus) 26 Concept stable
Altocumulus translucidus or opacus in two or more layers, or Altocumulus opacus in a single layer, not progressively invading the sky, or Altocumulus with Altostratus or Nimbostratus 27 Concept stable
Altocumulus castellanus or floccus 28 Concept stable
Altocumulus of a chaotic sky, generally at several levels 29 Concept stable
No CL clouds 30 Concept stable
Cumulus humilis or Cumulus fractus other than of bad weather,* or both 31 Concept stable
Cumulus mediocris or congestus, Towering cumulus (TCU), with or without Cumulus of species fractus or humilis or Stratocumulus, all having their bases at the same level 32 Concept stable
Cumulonimbus calvus, with or without Cumulus, Stratocumulus or Stratus 33 Concept stable
Stratocumulus cumulogenitus 34 Concept stable
Stratocumulus other than Stratocumulus cumulogenitus 35 Concept stable
Stratus nebulosus or Stratus fractus other than of bad weather,* or both 36 Concept stable
Stratus fractus or Cumulus fractus of bad weather,* or both (pannus), usually below Altostratus or Nimbostratus 37 Concept stable
Cumulus and Stratocumulus other than Stratocumulus cumulogenitus, with bases at different levels 38 Concept stable
Cumulonimbus capillatus (often with an anvil), with or without Cumulonimbus calvus, Cumulus, Stratocumulus, Stratus or pannus 39 Concept stable
CH 40 Concept stable
CM 41 Concept stable
CL 42 Concept stable
Cloud not visible owing to darkness, fog, duststorm, sandstorm, or other analogous phenomena 59 Concept stable
CH clouds invisible owing to darkness, fog, blowing dust or sand, or other similar phenomena, or because of a continuous layer of lower clouds 60 Concept stable
CM clouds invisible owing to darkness, fog, blowing dust or sand, or other similar phenomena, or because of continuous layer of lower clouds 61 Concept stable
CL clouds invisible owing to darkness, fog, blowing dust or sand, or other similar phenomena 62 Concept stable
Missing value 63 Concept stable