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I'm looking for a place that can provide either Historical or Current information about clouds. I'd like it to provide information about the Density of a cloud and the Height of a cloud - this would specifically apply to storm clouds. I've found that some API's provide cloud cover but this does not contain such information I need.

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    The ish-format-document.pdf file in ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/noaa suggests that the ISD has cloud ceiling level data (height of lowest clouds), which might provide you with a start. METAR also sometimes contains the data you need, and mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/request/download.phtml lets you download an archive of those. – Barry Carter Aug 7 '16 at 0:06
  • Please post as an answer @BarryCarter – Tom Aug 7 '16 at 0:28
  • Neither of these actually gives you a complete answer to what you're looking for. – Barry Carter Aug 7 '16 at 0:29
  • Oh, ok, well thank you for the links, I'll see what I can gather from just that resource I guess – Tom Aug 7 '16 at 0:32

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