Magnificent Cirrocumulus activity and Cirrus cloud system

Magnificent Cirrocumulus activity and Cirrus cloud system were captured on photography above Denmark on April 2, 2010. While helping my girlfriend in her colony garden in Odense city, I took pictures of the weather. And there was a lot of Cirrocumulus cloud activity above us. This type of cloud system can create a magnificent sight with its sophisticated fine-meshed patterns.

Magnificent Cirrocumulus activity and Cirrus cloud system

Image above was taken at ‏‎03:14 PM local time and shows the Cirrocumulus clouds. Windspeed 24 mph. The picture was processed with Auto Contrast in Adobe Photoshop.

Magnificent Cirrocumulus cloud activity

It is not every day you see Cirrocumulus weather systems. The cloud type is composed of very small elements and consists of supercooled water below freezing and ice crystals.

Magnificent Cirrocumulus cloud activity

Image above was taken at ‏‎03:14 PM local time and shows the Cirrocumulus clouds. Windspeed 24 mph. The picture was processed with Auto Contrast in Adobe Photoshop.

Cirrus clouds and Cumulus

Cirrus clouds with their long strokes and Cumulus clouds beneath.

Cirrus clouds and Cumulus

Image above was taken at 04:05 PM local time and shows the Cirrocumulus clouds. Windspeed 21 mph. The picture was processed with Auto Contrast in Adobe Photoshop.

Cirrus or unknown type of cloud?

The beautifully laid out cloud below is what I believe a small Cirrus cloud section. I am not 100% sure. The cloud chart on NWS does not have this type of cloud. This could also be the fragments of an aviation contrail maybe.

Cirrus clouds or unknown type of cloud?

Image above was taken at 04:30 PM local time and shows what I think could be Cirrus clouds. Windspeed 22 mph. The picture was processed with Auto Contrast in Adobe Photoshop.

Cirrocumulus and Cirrus clouds photo gallery

See the weather history for Denmark (Vojens-Skrydstrup Air Base) on April 2, 2010

Camera used: Sony A-100 DSLR with a standard 18-75mm zoom lens

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