Weather Prediction from Observations of Cloudlets

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THE correspondence on this subject in recent issues of NATURE has been of particular interest to me, because the observation of the waxing and waning of cloudlets has been made by me for the last four months in trying to forecast for the next few hours the probability of clear or cloudy weather. I may add that these observations have always been made about half-an-hour or so before sunset, for the following reason:

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