Tuesday dawned a dreary overcast day.
It was frosty and the air was sharp, but toward evening the sky became overcast and it began to thaw.
The day was overcast and absent the warming glow of the sun, felt colder than usual.
It was overcast, but warm.
The sky is almost constantly overcast, and rain falls, mostly in a drizzle and in frequent showers, on about 250 days in the year.
But even when it's overcast, like today, you can get some interesting images; not so much close ups, but distance shots, with fog rolling down the valley and blankets of flowers shrouded in mist.
The night was overcast, with a light wind from the N.E., and a thick column of smoke soon began to roll down the coast, hiding everything.
Though the sky was by this time overcast, the pond was so smooth that I could see where he broke the surface when I did not hear him.
These figures show that tolerably mild winters (as a whole, apart from the extremes of cold already indicated) are followed by cool summers, both seasons being accompanied by overcast skies, constant and sudden changes from fair to foul weather; while fogs, mists, rains, snows and high winds (prevailing throughout the year) endanger the navigation of the intricate inland channels.
loo 82 57 46 8 Out of a total of 1714 hours during which the sky was wholly overcast the Swedish expedition saw auroras on 17, occurring on 14 separate days, whereas 226 hours of aurora would have occurred out of an equal number of hours with the sky quite clear.
In another division of the religious literature of Babylonia which is largely represented in Assur-bani-pal's collection - the myths and legends - tales which originally symbolized the change of seasons, or in which historical occurrences are overcast with more or less copious admixture of legend and myth, were transferred to the heavens, and so it happens that creation myths, and the accounts of wanderings and adventures of heroes of the past, are referred to movements among the planets and stars as well as to occurrences or supposed occurrences on earth.
overcast morning with not much dew.
The sky of bright promise was soon overcast.
These show how the frequency of visible auroras diminished as cloud increased from o (sky quite clear) to 10 (sky wholly overcast).
It remained overcast and I could hear the rain pelting the roof and a murmur of voices below.
Another southerly airflow on 12th brought warm and overcast conditions resulting in a good count of 21 species.
Day 3 The early morning was a little overcast, but soon brightened as the morning progressed.
chilly, overcast weather.
The day was overcast with slight drizzle, exactly what I was told England was like.
Because of the difference in water clarity and overcast days, it can be very difficult to get the right f-stop.
glimpses of sunshine but the temperature did not rise above 4C, it become overcast later.
Despite a thin altostratus overcast by 2100 UTC a strong Aurora glow was visible during the late evening.
For now, on a moody, overcast day, the " purple haze " seems fitting.
hewn stone steps that led to the elevated platform of the temple under the feeble light from an overcast sky.
We climbed the roughly hewn stone steps that led to the elevated platform of the temple under the feeble light from an overcast sky.
The larger OUT cell, also in a cosine corrected mount, is used to measure the illuminance from a whole overcast hemisphere.
inclement overcast sky.
We arrived at Yala in time for lunch and an afternoon jeep drive, during which it was overcast with heavy rain.
The subdued lighting in this picture captures the effect of a cloudy overcast sky which is common in the winter months.
Warm humid climates have predominantly overcast skies of very high luminance.
luminance distribution is assumed to be that of the CIE standard overcast sky.
Unless stated otherwise the sky luminance distribution is assumed to be that of the CIE standard overcast sky.
The sky became so heavily overcast that lights had to be switched on in houses and business premises.
Conditions were bright and warm, tho slightly overcast at times.
The day remained mainly overcast with a light N'ly breeze.
Wednesday 18th June 2003 It was a rather overcast morning that soon turned to rain.
The sky was now completely overcast, the rain falling in torrents of an icy coldness.
Either way, the sky above it is generally overcast.
overcast with slight drizzle, exactly what I was told England was like.
overcast with high cloud that was thin enough at times for the sun to be seen.
overcast with a little rain from time to time.
overcast with further light showers between brighter spells.
overcast with a strong head wind down the home straight.
overcast at dawn but some early glimpses of sunshine marked the beginning of a clearance by 09 GMT.
overcast skies could possibly bring some fresh snow on Monday too.
overcast afternoon for our first game of the new season, unsure what to expect.
overcast days. October 2002 Autumn has arrived with rain breaking a long dry spell.
The day remained overcast with further light showers between brighter spells.
Looking up through the branches we perceived that the sky had become overcast with heavy clouds.
The day kept overcast here with the WNW'ly wind keeping orographic cloud overhead.
pitch-black night; a high overcast even cut out the glow from the stars.
sewn with black cotton thread in overcast stitch.
sky arrive at my hotel in Auckland to find incredible humidity and overcast skies.
Another misty and overcast morning, could somebody have a word with somebody about this weather - we are getting slightly soggy.
southerly airflow on 12th brought warm and overcast conditions resulting in a good count of 21 species.
Shoreham Beach Weather Station 30 June 2005 The long dry spell ended with 2 mm of rain on an overcast day.
At Kiel (53) and Trieste the average value of q is considerably less for wholly overcast days than for bright days.
The day remained overcast, and sunless, with drizzle from noon turning to light rain until 17 GMT.
Backed with cream fabric (in two pieces) sewn with black cotton thread in overcast stitch.
I arrive at my hotel in Auckland to find incredible humidity and overcast skies.
Light brown is a good color for overcast days and is recommended for skiers and golfers.
Ongoing developments in the field of solar technology means that solar panels produce energy in even overcast conditions.
Overcast winter light has been shown to be just as good as light box light.
Ideally, choose an overcast day or quiet evening, when winds are still and the sun is not overly harsh.
Black varieties may have a sheen or overcast of one of the other colors.
As a result, images are sharp and clear, even when the sky is overcast.
Use the amber lenses for overcast days, the blue for sunny days, and the brown for moderate lighting conditions.
What ski goggles do is protect your eyes from the sun's UV rays; they can be extremely harsh when reflecting off of the snow on a bright or overcast day.
Vermilion: Vermillion lenses are perfect for inshore fishing, as well as snow and mountain sports during overcast or low light conditions.
They are polarized for the glare reduction, and you can have improved vision on even overcast days if you need prescription lenses.
Yellow Tinted Mirrored Lens: A yellow tinted lens provides increased depth perception and is ideal for overcast days.
The persimmon lenses are designed for low light conditions, like on overcast days.
For example, blue lenses are meant for very bright sunlight, brown helps with depth perception, and yellow mirror lenses are perfect for overcast days.
It's perfect for brightening your view on overcast days or in conditions with low lighting.
For that reason, eyecare specialists recommend protective eyewear at all times when a person could be exposed to UV light, even on overcast days.
Whether you'll be out when it's overcast or bright and sunny, the HCL Bronze lenses are supposed to increase contrast.
HCL Bronze lenses perform about the same as the grey lenses, but work well when it's overcast as well.
Polarized Yellow Carbonic Lenses: For an increase in clarity on days when it is overcast, this option is ideal.
If you live in an overcast area where some of the sun's ultraviolet rays are frequently blocked out, then you might be not getting enough.
However, the skies become overcast when Pisces refuses to take a philosophical point of view or when he gets wounded by Sagittarius' blunt words.
Better yet, choose an overcast day to wash your windows.
Remember, during daylight hours, the sun is always shining, even if the sky is overcast.
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