Extraordinary season continues with exemplary exceptional summer clouds in October at 80 N latitude.
Is it because of the low sun elevation ? No, the clouds portrayed here are simply outstandingly big and high. With tops 57,000 feet high according to the sun shadow.
MSC NOAA Vis capture October 040000z These high clouds were ahead of a small Cyclone 996 mb, no one was there over the Arctic Ocean to see them, here we can judge by there shadow that they were indeed very high likely Towering Cumulus clouds. Amazing! WD October 4 2016