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What are the Cloud altitude?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Daniel Voyer, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. Daniel Voyer

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    Does anyone know if some clouds hover under 500m. I need to get a sunset or rise shot just over the clouds.
     
  2. PhantomPlanet

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    fog? I'm in the Bay Area, California. the land of clouds on the ground.
     
  3. rcheing

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    They vary each day and yes they can be under 500m or even ground level which is known as fog.


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  4. Interstellar

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    UAV Forecast shows cloud-base on the web site for subscribers, really useful
     
  5. rcheing

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    If you know the temperature and dew point for your city, you can also calculate the base by this formula for Farenheit: ((Temp - Dew) / 4.4) x 1000 ...For example, currently it's 73F temp with a dew point of 66F, so.... ((73-66) / 4.4) x 1000 = ( 7/4.4) x 1000 = 1.590 x 1000 = 1,590 feet for cloud base. When in celsius just divide by 2.5.
     
  6. Mark The Droner

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