Cloud height

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cloud height

  1. In weather observations, the height of the cloud base above local terrain.


    Compare ceiling.

  2. (Rare.) The height of the cloud top above local terrain or above mean sea level.

  3. (Rare.) The vertical distance from the cloud base to the cloud top; more commonly referred to as the "thickness" or "depth" of the cloud.

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