Gordo's cloud gallery index
All photos and text Copyright © 1998 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com


This is a working draft with tentative identifications
All images are compressed Jpegs - mostly 800x600 (<45K)


  • Altocumulus castellanus (5255/23)
  • Altocumulus castellanus (5445/10)
  • Altocumulus floccus perlucidus (8542/02)
  • Altocumulus floccus virga (9591/11)
  • Altocumulus floccus virga (sunset) (2979/06)
  • Altocumulus floccus virga, Stratocumulus stratiformus (9591/10)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus (7739/03)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus (7739/13)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus, Cirrus (sunrise) (4370/19)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus (sunrise) (9591/03)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus opacus (5476/18)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus undulatus (7770/24)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus (sunset) (0159/01)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus (sunset) (0159/02)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus (sunset) (5445/02)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus (5445/03)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus (sunrise) (5476/05)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus (sunrise) (5476/10)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus (sunrise) (5476/11)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus (8542/17)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus (sunrise) (9788/14)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus undulatus (1234/14)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus undulatus (5445/01)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus undulatus (7770/25)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus undulatus (9788/10)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus virga (1574/08)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus perlucidus, Altostratus opacus (sunrise) (5476/24)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus translucidus (5445/04)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus translucidus (8542/16)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus virga (sunrise) (4543/11)
  • Altocumulus stratiformus virga (sunrise) (9604/20)

  • Altostratus opacus (sunrise) (0944/09)
  • Altostratus translucidus undulatus (5255/24)

  • Cirrocumulus floccus (5255/21)
  • Cirrocumulus floccus (5445/00)
  • Cirrocumulus floccus virga (5445/12)
  • Cirrocumulus stratiformus (0364/11)
  • Cirrocumulus stratiformus (0364/16)
  • Cirrocumulus stratiformus undulatus (7739/17)
  • Cirrocumulus stratiformus undulatus (7739/24)
  • Cirrocumulus stratiformus undulatus (9879/14)

  • Cirrostratus fibratus, Cirrus (sunrise) (4370/23)
  • Cirrostratus fibratus undulatus (1679/00)
  • Cirrostratus fibratus undulatus, with 22 deg halo (1574/20)
  • Cirrostratus fibratus undulatus (5445/23)
  • Cirrostratus fibratus radiatus, Altocumulus stratiformus undulatus (9135/08)
  • Cirrostratus nebulosis, with 22 deg halo (9135/06)

  • Cirrus fibratus, with 22 deg halo (5445/11)
  • Cirrus fibratus radiatus (0944/15)
  • Cirrus fibratus radiatus, Altocumulus (4370/21)
  • Cirrus fibratus radiatus (4746/01)
  • Cirrus fibratus radiatus (sunrise) (8542/22)
  • Cirrus fibratus radiatus, with 22 deg halo (4370/22)
  • Cirrus fibratus undulatus (0944/20)
  • Cirrus spissatus (sunrise) (0364/07)
  • Cirrus spissatus (0944/21)
  • Cirrus spissatus (1234/12)
  • Cirrus spissatus (4370/11)
  • Cirrus spissatus (sunrise) (4543/08)
  • Cirrus spissatus (5445/07)
  • Cirrus spissatus (5445/08)
  • Cirrus spissatus (sunset) (5476/22)
  • Cirrus spissatus (7739/01)
  • Cirrus spissatus (7739/02)
  • Cirrus spissatus (sunrise) (7770/18)
  • Cirrus spissatus (9135/04)
  • Cirrus spissatus, Cirrus fibratus radiatus (9591/19)
  • Cirrus spissatus, Cirrus uncinus (0364/02)
  • Cirrus spissatus virga (sunset) (7770/01)
  • Cirrus uncinus (7770/19)
  • Cirrus uncinus (9879/08)
  • Cirrus uncinus (9879/21)
  • Cirrus uncinus, Cirrus spissatus (9591/14)
  • Cirrus uncinus intortus (4370/08)
  • Cirrus uncinus intortus (sunrise) (9591/06)
  • Cirrus uncinus intortus (9879/23)
  • Cirrus uncinus radiatus (8542/13)
  • Cirrus uncinus radiatus (9591/23)
  • Cirrus uncinus virga (9135/03)

  • Cumulonimbus calvus (7739/15)
  • Cumulonimbus calvus praecipitatio (0944/00)
  • Cumulonimbus calvus praecipitatio (9879/01)
  • Cumulonimbus calvus incus (8834/10)
  • Cumulonimbus capillatus (3829/08)
  • Cumulonimbus capillatus praecipitatio (3394/18)
  • Cumulonimbus capillatus praecipitatio (4370/14)

  • Cumulus congestus (0944/05)
  • Cumulus congestus (9788/00)
  • Cumulus mediocris (0944/01)

  • Stratocumulus fractus (7739/14)
  • Stratocumulus lenticularis (0944/07)
  • Stratocumulus lenticularis (0944/10)
  • Stratocumulus lenticularis (4370/13)
  • Stratocumulus lenticularis duplicatus (9135/19)
  • Stratocumulus lenticularis duplicatus (sunset) (9788/25)
  • Stratocumulus lenticularis pileus (9135/17)
  • Stratocumulus stratiformus (2979/07)
  • Stratocumulus stratiformus (4370/02)
  • Stratocumulus stratiformus undulatus (from above) (0622/03)

  • Stratus fractus (0630/10)
  • Stratus nebulosis (8108/02)
  • Stratus nebulosis opacus (5255/22)


    Optical features:

  • Crepuscular rays (sunrise) (4370/15)
  • Crepuscular rays (5445/17)


    Related photos are covered in:

  • Sunrise photos
  • Sunset photos
  • Rainbow photos
  • Fog photos


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    16 Dec 1998 updated
    23 Aug 1998 created