Photographs of the “Complete Precipitation” of a Cumulus Cloud

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Sherman, L. (2011)

It is well known that in higher latitudes the lower parts of cumulonimbus may precipitate completely leaving only the anvil. It is also well known (KOTSCH, 1947) that in tropical latitudes precipitation occurs from clouds which have not reached the freezing level. Finally, it is known, at least to most tropical meteorologists, that quite commonly in the tropics a cumulus cloud will precipitate completely.DOI: 10.1111/j.2153-3490.1951.tb00798.x
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