A record of the changing Suffolk sky . . . click on a picture to view large . . . best seen full screen.

Friday, 14 November 2008

Saturday, 18 October 2008

Moon in the morning

When I opened the curtains this morning there were clouds like surf on a beach. By the time I'd found a camera, this was all that was left.

Wednesday, 10 September 2008


I've been distracted, but will start posting more cloud pictures soon.

Thursday, 21 August 2008

Two kinds of cumulus

In the distance, cumulus congestus. In the foreground (top of the picture), cumulus humilis.

Tuesday, 12 August 2008

High winds

Winds at high altitudes have whipped the cirrus this way and that.

Thursday, 7 August 2008

Blown away

The cap on top of this cumulus is being blown away.

Monday, 4 August 2008

Pom pom

A strange pom pom cloud in the middle of this picture.

Sunday, 29 June 2008


A layer of altocumulus radiatus with some contrails above cumulus humilis, all blown into lines by the wind.

Lively sky

Rapidly changing sky.

Friday, 27 June 2008

High ice

A layer of grainy cirrocumulus (formed of ice crystals) above scattered cumulus humilis.

Sunday, 22 June 2008

Tuesday, 17 June 2008

Blobby cloud

Heard it was windy today but as I spent most of it indoors, can't confirm that.

Sunday, 15 June 2008


A few developing cells escaped a layer of stratocumulus.

Saturday, 14 June 2008

Wednesday, 11 June 2008


My birthday, and it threatened to rain later in the day.

Thursday, 5 June 2008

Iridescent pileus cloud

Weirdly lit cloud, originally uploaded by Natmandu.

Nathan (my son) saw this over Siem Reap, Cambodia. Lucky him!

Hooked cirrus

The first photo, of hooked cirrus, was taken early in the day. The second photo, taken over my neighbour's shed roof, shows cumulus, altostratus and cirrus in the evening.

Wednesday, 4 June 2008

Mostly stratus

We've had a lot of rain lately and not many interesting clouds - just grey skies.

Friday, 23 May 2008

Active sky

There was a lot of activity - cumulus swelling, moving, dissipating.

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

Tuesday, 20 May 2008

Monday, 19 May 2008


Here and there, the sun broke through.

Wednesday, 14 May 2008

Cirrus again

I haven't posted much lately - had days of cirrostratus before the weather turned colder and we just had stratus, which isn't very photogenic.

I thought that the cloud in the second picture looked like spilt milk.

Saturday, 10 May 2008

High clouds

Think this is cirrus - it soon dissipated.

Thursday, 1 May 2008

Reflected light

This window faces east, so it was puzzling to see light shining in late in the day, as though it was morning.

I went outside and found the light from the setting sun was being reflected into the window from a bank of cloud above the house.

Showers and sunshine

There were showers...

I chased this bank of cloud all the way home from Ipswich, but could never find anywhere safe to stop the car and get a clear shot. I only had the little Pentax with me, so the definition wasn't a good.

Late in the day, there were pastel colours and threatening grey clouds...

... and a strong peachey light on the cumulus from the setting sun.
These cumulus were lit from behind.