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  • Writer's pictureStephen Strum

The 2024 Total Eclipse vs Clouds

Updated: Mar 28

The video at the bottom of the post looks at historical cloud cover trends for April 8th and some sources for cloud forecast data.


-National Weather Service:


-Solar Filter for DSLR:

-Eclipse Glasses:

-Solar Binoculars: (these are awesome!)

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Here is a map of the total eclipse track across the US. Go here for higher-resolution versions:

This plot shows the average cloud cover since 1995 for April 8th, with gray areas indicating clouds are more likely and yellow/red areas indicating clear conditions are more likely.

Watch the full video below:

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