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Stratocumulus (Sc) (Kaemtz 1840)

(Section 2.3.7)

Definition of Stratocumulus


Grey or whitish, or both grey and whitish, patch, sheet or layer of cloud that almost always has dark parts, composed of tessellations, rounded masses, rolls, etc., which are non-fibrous (except for virga) and which may or may not be merged; most of the regularly arranged small elements have an apparent width of more than 5°.

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