Cu_mulus Cloud Identification
Cu_mulus = A heap.
A type of thick white cloudGoogle Search / Oxford Language Dictionary
What is Cu_mulus?
It is a low altitude or low level cloud which is known for producing little or no rain.
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How to identify a cu_mulus cloud?
You can identify it easily
- Can be seen during any season.
- It will appear as a heap of cotton.
- It will not produce any rain.
- It will cover a small portion of sky as a single appearance.
What are the major characteristics of a this cloud?
The characteristics of these clouds are as follows:
- It is a white cloud.
- The cloud is fuzzy.
- It appears in low level.
- Little shower or no rains.
- It doesn’t produce thunderstorm of hailstorm.
- A vertical cu_mulus cloud is transition between cu_mulus and cu_mulonimbus.
Which is the cloud similar to cu_mulus?
Cu_mulus congestus cloud is similar to cu_mulus. Although it is a vertical cloud, and also it is a transition between cu_mulus and cu_mulonimbus.
How these clouds are formed?
The formation of the these clouds is very simple.
Water evaporates > Vapor travels to upward > water condensing occurs > gathering of clouds may produce rain.
What are the importance of these clouds?
There is no significant importance of cu_mulus cloud from the view of agriculture.
Although, it is one of the very beautiful cloud to watch when their is a blue sky.
What are other low level clouds?
Cu_mulus is a low level cloud, the other low level clouds are as follows:
- Stratus cloud.
Can we see this cloud during winter months?
- Yes, it can be seen in all seasons.
How does it form, vertically or horizontally?
- Single or cluster.
What is the altitude of Cumulus Clouds?
- The altitude is 200 to 2000 m.
Last updated: 10/01/2022