Where can we expect “fair weather cumulus”?

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“fair weather cumulus” is a kind of Cumulus with little vertical development. The formation of the cumulus with little vertical development related to convective currents.

Day time – sea breeze – over lands

Night time – land breeze – over water bodies

Over land, on clear mornings, cumulus may form as the sun rapidly heats the ground. Near coasts, cumulus may form over the land by day in a sea breeze and over the sea during the night in a land breeze.

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