aviation weather Nov 22, 2017
Cloud coverage is reported by the number of (eighths) of the sky that is occupied by cloud. Clouds are reported as follows:
SKC "No cloud/Sky clear"
CLR "No clouds below 12,000 ft
FEW "Few" SCT "Scattered"
BKN "Broken" OVC "Overcast"
VV Clouds cannot be seen because of fog or heavy precipitation, so vertical visibility is given instead.
Here is a list of abbreviations and their meaning. Memorize them and quiz yourself by bringing up Random Raw Metars
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