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2015/01/27

MONTESSORI ASTRONOMY : Types of Clouds - Cirrocumulus



  Types of Clouds : Cirrocumulus

Cirrocumulus Clouds

  Cirrocumulus

 Altitude: Above 6,000 m
Abbreviation: Cc
Appearance: 
Small patches arranged in rows  


Cirrocumulus are small, white patches of
clouds, that are made up of super cooled
water droplets and ice crystals. Cirrocumulus
are usually found at higher altitudes, tend to
have cold temperatures, and appear translucent. 

Cirrus: (Latin) A curl of hair
 Cumulus: (Latin) Heap

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