Ceiling (Met)

[Ref Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge, FAA-H-8083-25B Page 12-17,  Jeppesen]

What’s ceiling (cloud)?

The height above the ground or water of the base of the lowest layer of cloud below 6000m ( < 20,000ftcovering more than half the sky – over five-eights – reported as brokenovercast, or obscuration

Notes: obscuration refers to fog or haze.

 

 

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# Current ceiling information is reported by the METAR (Routine WX Report)

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