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Asked by Khalid Waters
Rain and Flooding
Weight and Mass

How much do clouds weigh?


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Sierra Flatley
January 27, 2020 8:14PM

To calculate the weight of a cloud, you first have to figure out how dense it is. The average density of a cumulus cloud is around half a gram of water per cubic meter. Second, you need to determine how big the cloud is, presumably by measuring its shadow while the sun is above it. A typical cloud is about a kilometer across and roughly cube shaped, meaning it has a volume of one billion cubic meters.

Using this formula, scientists have determined that the average cumulus cloud weighs around 1.1 million pounds.

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MLG Gamer 77
February 13, 2020 4:26PM
its a lot but when your in them you cant feel anything
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Deebee Cooper
February 09, 2020 1:58AM

2 the answer is 2.

If they fell on you, you would die. As clouds weigh 2 much

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February 08, 2020 10:38PM

According to scientists, the weight of the average cumulus cloud is 1.1 million pounds! Think about that for a moment. This means that at any given moment, there are millions of pounds of water floating above your head. That is the equivalent of a hundred elephants.

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February 07, 2020 5:26PM

nothing. They are just watter and gas.

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Wiki User
April 01, 2011 9:34AM

A lot.