convective-cloud-height diagram

convective-cloud-height diagram

[kən¦vek·div ′klau̇d ‚hīt ‚dī·ə‚gram]
(meteorology)
A graph used as an aid in estimating the altitude of the base of convective clouds; since its basis is the same as that for the dew-point formula, only the surface temperature and dew point need be known to use the diagram.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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