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I bet your wondering what the real name for a snow cloud is.

Well. if you are studying for your final in “Cloud Properties 101,” then this post is just for you.

There are two main elevations in which snow can be produced:

Mid-Level and Low-Level clouds

There are two different names for Mid-Level and Low-Level clouds:

Mid-Level – altocumulus and altostratus

Low-Level – nimbostratus and stratocumulus

Well that’s it for now folks!….and good luck on your intense final for “Cloud Properties 101”!


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