Hakase! When you watch the weather section on TV, you see “clear,” “sunny,” and “cloudy” as weather conditions, right?
What is the difference between them? Is there any criteria for judging them?
You’ ve got a good point! While temperature and humidity can be quantified, the difference between clear skies and cloudy skies is difficult to quantify.
In this article, I will explain the difference between them.
What is the difference between ” clear,” “sunny,” and “cloudy” in the weather forecast?
Do you know the difference between them?
In this article, let’s learn the difference between clear skies, sunny skies, and cloudy skies with the guinea pigs!
The difference is “Cloud cover”
Let’s get right to the point.
The difference between clear skies, sunny skies, and cloudy skies is the difference in cloud cover.
Percentage of clouds when the percentage of the whole sky is 10.
It’ s based on what percentage of the entire sky is covered by clouds!
How much cloud cover is there in this sky?
However, I’m not quite sure how you determine cloud cover!
Let me know exactly how you do it!
Sure. For example, suppose you look up at the sky and see a sky like this.
Consider how much cloud cover there is in this case.
Let’s see, the definition of cloud cover is the percentage of clouds in the sky when the whole sky is 10, right?
In this example, about half of the sky is covered with clouds, so the cloud cover is about 5, I think
Well done. You can judge the percentage of clouds to the total.
Difference between “clear,” “sunny,” and “cloudy”
I understand how to determine cloud cover, but how do these cloud cover values correspond to weather?
I’ve put it all in this table!
As you can see here,
when cloud cover is 0-1, it’s clear skies,
when cloud cover is 2-8, it’s sunny,
and when cloud cover is 9-10, it’s cloudy!
I see! So, since the cloud cover in the sky just now was 5, we can conclude that it’s sunny!
In this article, I explained the difference between clear skies, sunny skies, and cloudy skies. These are visually determined by the human eye, not by instruments, every day.
I’m surprised it was based on cloud cover, and visually! I will tell my friends about it soon.
Hakase! Thank you for your lesson today!
Thanks for reading to the end!