partly cloudy


Also found in: Wikipedia.

partly cloudy

[′pärt·lē ′klau̇d·ē]
(meteorology)
The character of a day's weather when the average cloudiness, as determined from frequent observations, has been from 0.1 to 0.5 for the 24-hour period.
In popular usage, the state of the weather when clouds are conspicuously present, but do not completely dull the day or the sky at any moment.
References in periodicals archive ?
LAHORE -- Partly cloudy weather and foggy conditions caused temperature to drop by 3 degree celsius in the provincial capital which remained 19 degree celsius, while minimum was 9.
The met department, NCMS, has forecasted partly cloudy weather for the next 48 hours.
Weather becomes chilly and partly cloudy during nighttime.
2 (Petra)-- Relatively cold and partly cloudy weather is expected on Wednesday with a chance for light rain mainly in the northern and central parts of the Kingdom.
23 (BNA): The Meteorological Directorate forecasts a cool and partly cloudy weather at first, becoming partly cloudy to cloudy with a chance of rain-showers later in the evening.
Summary: Fog and partly cloudy skies forecast for Sunday
Meteorology Department expected in its Saturday bulletin that the skies will be partly cloudy in general and local rain showers will fall over different areas while the weather will be misty in the eastern and al-Badiya "desert" areas.
The central and southern parts of the Kingdom, including Makkah and Madinah, has partly cloudy to cloudy weather with expectation of rain.
KARACHI -- The Met Office on Tuesday forecast a partly cloudy weather with chances of dust-thunderstorm/rain at isolated places in the metropolis during the next 24 hours.
Weather forecast in Lebanon: Friday: Partly cloudy to cloudy with rain and a possibility of light and scattered snow at an altitude of 500 meters, during the morning, and cold northerly winds leading to an additional decrease in temperature and waves of frost.
PESHAWAR -- Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in the province; however, partly cloudy weather conditions with light rain (light snowfall over the hills) are expected at isolated places in Malakand and Hazara divisions during next 24 hours.
Partly cloudy weather and occasional precipitations are expected in Astana on holidays, as Kazgidromet RHE forecasts.