Cloud cover is an important component of understanding and predicting the weather. Not only does cloud cover impact sky conditions and inform precipitation predictions, it also helps regulate the temperature that occurs in a region.
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Earth Science, Meteorology
The summit of Mount Alberta in Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada, peaks up through a thick layer of cloud cover.
Photograph by Dean Conger / National Geographic
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May 20, 2022
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