Around these parts typical summer maximum temperatures range from 22 to 26 degrees celsius (71 - 78 F) , but seldom exceed 30. So we don't have enough heat to brew up really good storms, and its storm clouds that I really like. (We do get lots of rain - average annual rainfall is between 1,500mm - 2,200 mm (60 - 78 inches). )
My favourite clouds are the fluffy littlies that you see scattered in a clear blue summer sky:
All my photos today, except for the last sunset which was captured of the hills of home from a distance, are taken here on the farm.
In summer we always look up for signs of rain:
Nope, not after red at night:
This cloud is almost identical to one I photographed around this time last year, in the same part of the sky, too. I often see similar shapes, they remind me of a winged Miss Piggy.
The hills of home.
I have a feeling choosing the Spotlights this week may be a difficult task. I'll be visiting all the FSO team members and looking at clouds around the world here.