cloud particles

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Primarily water droplets, generally in the range c.1–100 μm, with a tendency for larger droplets to be found in cumuliform rather than stratiform clouds. Ice crystals of various physical forms are also present in certain cirriform and mixed cloud types.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.