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Types of clouds expected over the Maltese Islands for the next 24 hours (Wednesday, 22nd November 2017) [Kindly click on the 'REFRESH' button in order to get the latest forecast]:

Cumulus [Cu] and/or Stratocumulus [Sc] - Few possibly Scattered at times
Possible High-level and/or Mid-level clouds - Few

Warnings: Nil
Expected rainfall?: Unlikely
Expected Average Total Cloud Cover: 1/8 - 5/8

Updated: 21st November 2017 at 21:40 CET

Glossary:

Type of Cloud Cover
Amount of sky covered
Clear
0/8
Few
1/8 - 2/8
Scattered
3/8 - 4/8
Broken
5/8 - 7/8
Overcast
8/8

Notes:

1) This cloud forecast, a first at least for the Maltese Islands, is different from other weather forecasts because its main purpose is to inform people in advance regarding the type/s of clouds that should be expected on the afforementioned day unless stated otherwise. maltaclouds.net will not be held responsabile in any way for misuse of data. In no way, does this page intend to provide a weather forecast or compete with existing or future weather forecast providers.

2) maltaclouds.net "Cloud-type forecast" has an accuracy rate of almost 70% translating into a high degree of accuracy in meteorology! The accuracy rate was found by noting the forecasted and actual cloud-type and cover in an excel sheet. The actual cloud data was obtained from maltairport (Malta's official Meteorological Office) and weatheronline websites and through personal weather observation from time to time during the day. An interpretation of result and the result itself (for the previous rainy season) can be found by clicking here

3) An observer might not see all the clouds present in the sky. For example if on a particular day there is both Cirrus and Stratus clouds, the observer would not be able to see the higher level clouds due to obstruction from clouds below that layer. In such cases, the forecast would still be deemed as accurate! As from January 2011, weather watches and warnings are being included in the forecast.

4) This page is updated at least once daily. For the very latest forecast kindly click on the "Refresh" button of your browser.

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Whole maltaclouds website updated on: 19th September 2015

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