What are clouds made of?

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Is your weather app predicting clouds? No need to pull out that umbrella just yet. Not all cloudy days are the same, or, not all clouds are the same to be exact. There are a number of distinguishing factors that make each unclear sky different from the next.

If you’ve ever looked upward and wondered just what those white wisps, or ominous gray clusters mean, you’re not alone. Here’s are a few short answers on all things cloudy – from how they form to the weather forecast each type signals.

What are clouds made of?

Water drops or ice crystals floating in the sky. As air gets cooler the farther you travel upward, water vapor in the sky is condensed and water droplets stick to bits of dust, ice or sea salt.

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