cloud cover


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cloud cover

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Noun1.cloud cover - the state of the sky when it is covered by cloudscloud cover - the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
bad weather, inclemency, inclementness - weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
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When that cloud covers the moon I shall go to the terrace.
The weather on Saturday is expected to be partly cloudy to cloudy, with cloud cover increasing in some areas, especially on the coast and in northern areas, with light to moderate rain, especially at night.
In addition to the cloud cover data being somewhat limited in terms of weather predictions, automated weather stations also view clouds only from the surface to 12,000 feet, according to the NCEI, which means there could be more of a cloud cover than the data reflect.
When the sun is out d the pitch tends to be really slow, but when there is cloud cover there seems to be something extra.
Gautam noted that the study did not resolve whether the observed heating of the atmosphere due to the smoke would increase or decrease the net cloud cover.
Editor's Note: "If you're living at a high latitude or in a place with a lot of heavy cloud cover, you can't make vitamin D most of the year, which results in a higher-than-normal risk of getting pancreatic cancer," Dr.
But Sheila MacDonald, 43, from Edinburgh, was over the moon to see the eclipse as she feared cloud cover would have stopped any photo opportunities.
We examined how the number of birds killed at one class of communication tower, tall television towers, was influenced by tower structure as well as cloud cover and prevailing winds during fall migration.
Richard Fleet, observing from Wilcot near Pewsey in Wiltshire managed to see 28 Geminids during breaks in the cloud cover between 20:15 and 21:15 UT on the evening of Dec 14/15.
Cloud cover information is vital in optical remote sensing because it determines the availability of data sets for many operational applications and may be used to determine whether a satellite overpass has an unobstructed field-of-view (FOV) of a specific pixel in a satellite image (Ackerman et al.
Cloud cover is expected this morning and Kumar, who took the wickets of Alastair Cook and Craig Kieswetter in just four overs of the abandoned first ODI, should relish those conditions.
Some models predict that increasing temperatures will result in an increase in global mean cloud cover, which will limit warming as increasing amounts of solar radiation reflect sunlight back into space.