Observed Cloud Cover
station reporting symbol

The symbol highlighted in yellow indicates the amount of cloud cover observed at the time the observation is taken. In this case, broken clouds were reported.

The chart below spans the entire spectrum of cloud cover reports, from clear to overcast skies.

dew points
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Credits and Acknowledgments for WW2010.
Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at
the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.