The Met Office Cloud Book - Updated Edition

The Met Office Cloud Book - Updated Edition

How to Understand the Skies

Richard Hamblyn


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  • A brand new edition of the bestselling Cloud Book, which has sold over 100,000 copies since 2008.
  • Include 12 new clouds that have only recently been officially recognised by the World Meteorological Organization.
  • Features a new foreword from the current Chief Meteorologist of the Met Office.
  • Includes updated information on climate change and human-made clouds such as contrails. 


Richard Hamblyn:
Dr Richard Hamblyn is the author of The Invention of Clouds (2002), which won the LA Times Book Prize and was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize. He is also the author of The Cloud Book (2008), Extraordinary Clouds (2009) and Extraordinary Weather (2012). He is currently Writer in Residence at the Environment Institute, University College London.