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Four Types of Clouds
The four cloud types for 4th grade in Georgia.
|stratus clouds||These clouds are close to the ground and sometimes produce fog or drizzle (light rain). Sometimes, tall buildings can reach these clouds.|
|cirrus clouds||These clouds are the highest in the sky. They often look thin and wispy like long streamers and often appear in pleasant weather.|
|cumulus clouds||These clouds are big, puffy, and white, like cotton in the sky! They often appear on summer days and often have flatter bottoms and puffier tops and sides.|
|cumulonimbus clouds||These are thunder clouds which stretch from lower to higher parts of the sky. They are the largest clouds and bring rain, thunder, and lightning.|