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How High Is That Cloud ???

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How High Is That Cloud ???

Post by windstorm on 2012-04-18, 6:59 am

How high is that cloud?

If you feel curious to know how high (or low) a cloud is, you can learn now how to calculate it.

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Height = 125 x (outside temperature ºC – dew point ºC)
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So for example, imagine the temperature is 24ºC and the dew point 18ºC. The cloud you are looking at will be at a height of 125 x (24-18) = 750 m.

The dew point is the temperature at which water vapor begins to condense by cooling the air without moisture being fed or discharged. Once the dew point temperature is reached the air is saturated with water vapor and the relative humidity 100%. If you don’t know the current dew point, check this automatic dew point calculator. If this is in the wrong spot please remove. Thanks. Does this make any sense ?? Found it in Google Search... study
P.S. Not sure where they come up with the number 125 ??
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