From AMS Glossary
Revision as of 19:57, 26 January 2012 by Perlwikibot (Talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search


The doubtful phenomenon of fine rain falling from an apparently clear sky, the clouds, if any, being too thin to be visible.

Frequently fine rain is observed with a clear sky overhead, but clouds to windward clearly indicate the source of the drops. Also, it has been defined as fine rain falling from a clear sky after sunset, probably actually referring to dew, a survival of the old belief that dew falls.

Personal tools