Weather

12-06-04

Cloud of the Evening: Cumulus

Rained all day

Cloud of the Day: Nimbostratus

Rained all day

12-06-01b

Cloud of the Day: Back to the Stratus

Woooooooo!

Cloud of the Day: Cumulus

Woooooooo!

Duckbill platypus in a wig

Cloud of the Day: Lenticularis

Duckbill platypus in a wig

With chimney and airship

Cloud of the Day: Cumulus fractus

With chimney and airship

Today was our hottest day since records began

dandelion

Sky of the Day: at last a bit of sun

dandelion

For an explanation of the rings of light, see atmospheric optics

Please clear off and clear up

Clouds of the Days: Stratus, Stratus, Stratus, Stratus

Please clear off and clear up

Puppies at play

Cloud of the Day: Cumulus humilis

Puppies at play

Seen through a veil of delicate spring foliage

Cloud of the Day: Cumulus mediocritus

Seen through a veil of delicate spring foliage

Best day ever for the solar panels

Sunshine, rain and iridescence

Weather of the Day: Monkey’s Wedding

Sunshine, rain and iridescence

Followed by a burst of hail…Despite the colossal clouds and assorted precipitation, the solar panels dished up a respectable 7kw today.

12-05-07

Sky of the Night: Red moon

Biggest moon of the year

Cloud of the Night: Cirrostratus

Biggest moon of the year

A sheep on the verge of eating a cauliflower

Cloud of the Day: Cumulus congestus

A sheep on the verge of eating a cauliflower

Lacy dangling bobbles

Cloud of the Day: Contrail with dangly bits

Lacy dangling bobbles

The hanging blobs are called pendules and are caused by wake turbulence. No prizes for guessing that chemtrail conspiracists think they are something far more sinister, though what, exactly, isn’t at all clear. A bit like the sky for most of today, then.

Ring of fire

Cloud of the day: Cirrocumulus and corona, in a puddle, with petals

Ring of fire

X marks the spot

Cloud of the Day: Contrails

X marks the spot

X! TEN kilowatts! And yesterday we only made ONE!
You wouldn’t believe some of the barmy ideas some people have about contrails.