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Today's Cloud-a-Day

Tuesday 23rd April 2024

Hopeful eclipse watchers anxiously checked the weather in the week leading up to the Great North American Eclipse on April 8, 2024. They were hoping for clear skies in their chosen spot

Cloud of the Month

April 2024

Fluctus is a cloud formed by a particular wind pattern known as wind shear. With its breaking-wave curls, it is the most iconic of all the wave clouds, and it features as Cloud of the Month for April...

Recent Clouds Spotted

New from our Members

A Circumhorizon Arc over Colorado, US.
Cloud Poetry
Melody Serra, Member 56,638 from New York City, ...
Cloud Art
Sherry Palmer, Member 27,151, has been visiting Skye ...
Cloud Videos
Rebecca Hosking, an Australian photographer, filmed this timelapse ...
Cloud Art
Julia Dedieu, Member 63,285 is an artist and ...

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Our free Cloud-a-Day app is the perfect way to start your journey to becoming an expert cloudspotter. It has a library of descriptions and reference images for 58 different clouds and optical effects and it uses the power of AI to help you identify the clouds you spot. Members can also view the Cloud-a-Day in the app that they get as part of their subscription.

Get the Book

A Cloud A Day is our beautifully illustrated book containing 365 skies selected by the Cloud Appreciation Society. It includes photographs by our members from around the world of stunning and fascinating formations, as well as examples of clouds depicted by great artists and even formations in Space, such as interstellar clouds and those on other planets. This is the ultimate dip-in-and-out book for sky lovers. Each image is accompanied by an enlightening explanation, a revealing snippet of cloud science, a surprising story or an uplifting quotation. Each entry will teach you about the sky in a fun and uplifting way.

A Survival Kit for the Imagination

Our downloadable lesson plans and resources for schools and homeschools teaching about the sky.


Cloud Man Production

Chicago’s Filament Theatre are in the final week of their production of Cloud Man. Filament Theatre is the premier theatre for young audiences on Chicago, Illinois’ Northwest Side, and is delighted to present the magical Constellation Points’ Cloud Man. The production is thanks to a new partnership between Filament and the Scottish theatre company Constellation […]

Prehistoric Art of the Colorado Plateau: It’s All About Clouds!

The prehistoric peoples of the Colorado Plateau in the southwest United States knew a thing or two about clouds. And they shared their knowledge in the form of ‘cloud beings’ drawn and carved onto rocks that are still visible today...

“Something About the Sky” – Rachel Carson, Nikki McClure

This beautiful book about clouds by Nikki McClure is about the imagery she used to bring to life a long-forgotten television script by Rachel Carson, ‘Something About the Sky’ which aired on March 11, 1956.  Nikki approached Rachel Carson’s estate and they granted permission for her to illustrate and publish the script.  She explains that […]