Weather

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Cloud of the Day: Cirrus uncinus

Distinctly three-dimensional cirrus.

12-09-29

Weather of the Day: Torrential rain

12-08-05a

Weather of the Day: Storm

Shades of grey

Weather of the Day: Heavy shower

Shades of grey

Rainglasses

12-07-31

Cloud of the Day: Stratus opacus

12-07-27

Cloud of the Day: Cirrostratus radiatus with a dazzling sundog

The Olympics start today and the sky may be in breach of the rules by its careless use of red blue green yellow and black elements, never mind the flaming torch symbolism.

12-07-18

Cloud of the Evening: Cumulus, Cirrus and more iridescence

Every cloud has a red, blue and yellow lining

12-07-15

Cloud of the Day: Iridescence

Admin1 took this lovely picture of iridescent morning cirrus

12-07-14

Clouds of the Day: Cumulus plus cirrus

Still waiting for some decent sunshine

12-07-06

Weather of the Day: Rain, then more rain

30mm of rain in one day, and less than 1kWh from the panels. What a dreadful summer.

12-07-04

Weather of the Day: Rain, then sun

Blue skies and afternoon sun refracted through raindrops

Floating in the Aire

Cloud of the Day: Cumulus

Floating in the Aire

12-06-21

Weather of the Day: Rain

Smiles on a summer day

Sky of the Day: Halo

Smiles on a summer day


See Atmospheric Optics for details.

12-06-15

Weather of the Day: Sunshine, briefly

A passing gap in the endless procession of rain clouds. Just when the solar panels should be pumping, they are dribbling

12-06-06b

Sky of the Evening: Sunset

12-06-06

Sky of the Morning: Transit of Venus

Venus crosses the sun

Sadly we missed the last transit this century due to clouds, but here is a picture we took of the first one this century, in 2004.

12-06-04

Cloud of the Evening: Cumulus