International Cloud Atlas > New Cloud Classifications

International Cloud Atlas
Manual on the Observation of Clouds and Other Meteors

(WMO-No. 407) 


New Cloud Classifications

This page provides a brief overview of the new cloud classifications that were introduced in the 2017 Edition of the International Cloud Atlas.
More information on each classification is available from the links below. Click on each image to zoom it. Please check also our Flickr Flickr WMO album.

Species:


VOLUTUS


Volutus

(Ac) Volutus

Supplementary features:


ASPERITAS

Asperitas

(Ac) Asperitas

FLUCTUS

Fluctus

(Sc) Fluctus

CAVUM

Cavum

(Ac) Cavum

MURUS

Murus

(Cb) Murus

CAUDA

Cauda

(Cb) Cauda

Cauda_Suppl

(Cb) Cauda

Accessory cloud:


FLUMEN

Flumen

(Cb) Flumen

Special clouds :


FLAMMAGENITUS

Flammagenitus

(Cu) Flammagenitus

HOMOGENITUS

Homogenitus-Cu

(Cu) Homogenitus   

Homogenitus-Ci

(Ci) Homogenitus   

HOMOMUTATUS

Homomutatus

(Ci) Homomutatus

CATARACTAGENITUS

Cataractagenitus

(St) Cataractagenitus

SILVAGENITUS

Silvagenitus

(St) Silvagenitus



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