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Cloudspotting Guide

The Great British Weather Cloudspotting Guide

Don't know your cumulus from your stratus? Download our useful guide to help you identify the clouds in the sky, and understand what they mean.

Learn how to:

  • Identify 10 different types of cloud
  • Predict the weather from the clouds
  • Grasp the science behind the clouds


Note: all these files are in PDF form. You'll need Adobe Reader or similar software to view them.

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