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You are right, you can't get cloudbase height without 3D data. You can do that using radiosondes. However, if your weather station has a ceilometer, then you don't actually need many calculations. However, they are usually quite expensive. If you want a real rough calculation, you can just use the Lifted Condensation Level, which is more valid estimate ...


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From atmospheric soundings. For my area: http://weather.uwyo.edu/cgi-bin/sounding?TYPE=GIF%3ASTUVE&TIME=current&STNM=60018 Selection from map: http://weather.uwyo.edu/upperair/sounding.html A how-tos: http://www.csun.edu/~hmc60533/CSUN_103/weather_exercises/soundings/smog_and_inversions/Understanding%20Stuve_v3.htm https://www.eoas.ubc.ca/...


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