Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

Which cloud is least liekly to produce precipitation that reaches the ground?


In middle latitudes, which cloud will have the highest base?


Which association below is not correct?

altostratus - high cloud

Another name for visible white frost is:


Which of the following cloud types would commonly be found downwind of a mountain:

lenticular clouds

Lenticular clouds typically form ____________ a mountain range.

downwind of

Wet haze can form when the relative humidity is as low as __ percent.


Fog that forms as warm rain falls into a cold layer of surface air is called:

evaporation (mixing) fog

Which cloud forms in descending air?


The cloud with the greatest vertical growth is:


Hail is usually associated with what cloud?


The name given to a towering cloud that has not fully developedi nto a thunderstorm is:

cumulus congestus

If you hold your hand at arm's length and cloud elements appear to be about the size of your fist, the cloud type is probably:


A middle cloud that sometimes forms in parallel waves or brands is:


Suppose the sky is completely covered with a thin, white layered-type cloud. You look at the ground and see that objects cast a distinct shdaow. From this you can conclude that the cloud type must be:


Cirruus clouds are composed primarily of:

ice particles

When fog lifts above the ground it normally forms this gray sheetlike cloud:


In middle latitudes, which cloud will have the lowest base?


Condensation onto hygroscopic nuclei is possible at relative humidities less than 100 percent due to the:

solute effect

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording