WONDER #2783: What Does an Okta Measure?
Question 1 of 3
To measure oktas of cloud cover, meteorologists divide the sky into _______ equal pieces.
Question 2 of 3
Why might meteorologists report a measurement of nine oktas?
- There is complete cloud cover.
- Conditions are too foggy for them to see the sky well enough to measure cloud cover.
- The cloud cover will change so much during the day that there’s no point in making a prediction.
- There’s not a single cloud in the sky.
Question 3 of 3
What aspect(s) of the weather can clouds affect, according to this Wonder?
- Time of sunrise
- Both a and b
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