Cloud forming a low layer of clumped or broken gray masses.
- In summer, Arctic Ocean packice cover is incomplete and heavily puddled, which maintains a constant layer of stratus and stratocumulus cloud cover.
- It is characterized by a sky covered by a layer of stratus or stratocumulus which tends to persist because of the weak atmospheric circulation.
- If this is so, any cumulus which does form during the daytime will quickly stop growing and spread into a layer of stratocumulus and then disperse when night comes.
Words that rhyme with stratocumulusaltocumulus, cirrocumulus, cumulus, tumulus
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of stratocumulus in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.