How much does a cloud weigh?

A cumulonimbus cloud near Loy Island, Chonburi, Thailand (Image credit: Nobythai via Getty Images)

When flying in an airplane above a blanket of clouds, the pillars of white and gray appear soft, fluffy and lighter than air. But make no mistake, these bouncing clouds are much, much heavier than they look.

So how much does a cloud weigh? And how do you weigh a cloud? We asked the experts to find out.

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