Learn to become an amateur meteorologist with the help of “pictures from the sky”
Any person can be an amateur meteorologist very quickly and easily learning to read “announcements” of clouds and other celestial phenomena. Ever since people have been interested in the weather. It has always been important whether people will be able to hunt from the cave, succulent or rotten crops, famine due to drought, or a fertile year. Quite understandably, it was a magical ritual about the weather and songs that invoke rain — a time when man was completely dependent on the whims of nature. Over time, people have learned to recognize signs in the sky and precursors to different weather conditions. That experience was passed on to the next generations. This is how meteorology became – by recording data on the amount of precipitation, wind, number of sunny days and the mutual influence of weather conditions. It seemed that the problem of short-term and long-term weather forecasting would be solved with the development of technology. However, it is not quite so, because some preconditions for the development of precipitation or the absence of precipitation – change quickly, so the mistakes of meteorologists have become the reason for many funny stories and anecdotes. For example, the weather for the weekend will certainly be sunny – so bring an umbrella anyway.
Every meteorologist points out that he is a good meteorologist and forecaster, and experienced elderly people with a lot of life experience in all spheres of life have the same claims. For example, a person says that it will rain – because he feels pain in his bones, or his legs become leaden – there will be a change of weather, or it will rain because his joints “shine” and his nose and ears itch. These observations are not baseless because man is a part of nature and the human body spontaneously reacts to fine changes in pressure, airflow and the like. However, true experts should be given time and attention because they are engaged in the scientific study of the situation in the sky, the facts about time using both mathematics and statistics. Thus, with a high percentage of probability, they predict the movement of air mass, which conditions the development of clouds and changes in temperature. Particularly important are weather forecasts with storms, lightning disasters, hail, when the reaction of special services or the announcement of typhoons, hurricanes and other hurricane-force winds is needed.
Still, learn to read clouds because it’s simple and just needs practice and can be useful (and fun) if you’re out in nature, in the mountains, outdoors, and far away without cell phone / technology signals.
- Precipitation-sky gray with large and dense clouds.
- Changeable weather during the day / night-high and stretched clouds, red sky and humid air.
- Changeable weather but no rain-very high fluffy clouds.
- Sunny morning-cloudless sky and purple sunset.
- Storm-announces dark low clouds that obscure the sun.
- Azure skies, high and fragmented white clouds are a sign of changing weather.
- Black clouds, sky that is torn by lightning and strong wind – weather disasters are approaching.
- Sunny day — big, low white clouds in the blue sky.
- It was raining, and the appearance of a rainbow heralds a sunny day at least briefly.
- Chance of light rain-thick clouds in the yellow sky.