cloud amount


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cloud amount

cloud amount
The proportion of sky obscured by clouds, expressed as a fraction of sky covered. The amount may be indicated in octas (sometimes spelled as oktas) or decas (the total sky divided into 8 or 10 parts, respectively). Generally, the cloud amount is indicated by expressions such as few, scattered, and overcast. Also referred to as cloud cover.
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It predicted tomorrow would be: "Cloudy to partly cloudy weather in general with a chance of rain especially over the northern and the eastern areas during daytimeand decrease in cloud amount gradually from western areas.
Hexham Good to Soft, Good in places; Bright and dry through the evening with sunshine and variable cloud amounts.
For the most part it will be dry with variable cloud amounts allowing patchy frost and fog night and morning.
FRIDAY Bangor-on-Dee Good to Soft, Good in places; Bright and dry through the evening with sunshine and variable cloud amounts.
Market Rasen Good, Good to Firm in places (watering); Dry and bright with spells of sunshine and variable cloud amounts.
Dry and bright with spells of sunshine & variable cloud amounts, warm day with light winds.
Wolverhampton Standard Dry and bright with spells of sunshine and variable cloud amounts.