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NASA / NOAA Cloud Chart
Introduction to Clouds
For more information and details, visit the NOAA Web site associated with this cloud chart.
The cloud chart is intended for printing at 11 by 17 inch size.
Printable PDF file
A Spanish Version of the cloud chart is now available.
NASA is interested in clouds because they are an integral part of the water cycle, and because they are a controlling factor in the
Energy budget of the Earth. This chart provides a basic introduction
to the identification of clouds. The reverse contains a much more detailed cloud chart from NOAA's National Weather Service.
Other Resources on Clouds