Countries by Cloud Cover

This page compares the average cloud cover in all 196 sovereign countries of the world between 1991–2020. It is based on data from the Climate Research Unit of the University of East Anglia. Click here for notes.
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Country Cloud Cover (%)
Afghanistan 35.0
Albania 53.4
Algeria 21.0
Andorra 56.9
Angola 45.7
Antigua and Barbuda 37.6
Argentina 40.7
Armenia 50.9
Australia 28.1
Austria 67.3
Azerbaijan 60.1
Bahamas 45.7
Bahrain 24.4
Bangladesh 54.6
Barbados 44.8
Belarus 69.2
Belgium 72.6
Belize 50.4
Benin 46.3
Bhutan 48.4
Bolivia 46.8
Bosnia and Herzegovina 60.7
Botswana 23.9
Brazil 56.2
Brunei 50.2
Bulgaria 56.9
Burkina Faso 37.3
Burundi 56.1
Cambodia 49.6
Cameroon 56.0
Canada 69.2
Cape Verde 64.5
Central African Republic 47.1
Chad 20.6
Chile 44.9
China 47.9
Colombia 68.6
Comoros 38.8
Costa Rica 55.7
Croatia 57.7
Cuba 45.0
Cyprus 32.7
Czech Republic 70.5
Democratic Republic of the Congo 56.1
Denmark 72.2
Djibouti 28.5
Dominica 42.2
Dominican Republic 43.2
East Timor 36.8
Ecuador 79.4
Egypt 14.5
El Salvador 39.6
Equatorial Guinea 75.2
Eritrea 31.4
Estonia 71.0
Eswatini 37.0
Ethiopia 33.3
Federated States of Micronesia 70.2
Fiji 59.6
Finland 79.6
France 62.9
Gabon 75.5
Gambia 33.7
Georgia 57.7
Germany 71.5
Ghana 51.5
Greece 38.9
Grenada 39.2
Guatemala 47.9
Guinea 47.1
Guinea-Bissau 43.0
Guyana 45.0
Haiti 45.3
Honduras 46.7
Hungary 61.9
Iceland 84.4
India 43.1
Indonesia 55.3
Iran 34.6
Iraq 24.4
Ireland 80.1
Israel 28.7
Italy 52.4
Ivory Coast 55.1
Jamaica 45.9
Japan 67.0
Jordan 21.1
Kazakhstan 46.7
Kenya 35.1
Kiribati 68.5
Kosovo 62.0
Kuwait 30.1
Kyrgyzstan 46.9
Laos 57.6
Latvia 69.8
Lebanon 35.6
Lesotho 30.4
Liberia 62.8
Libya 17.7
Liechtenstein 67.7
Lithuania 70.0
Luxembourg 72.0
Madagascar 37.7
Malawi 38.6
Malaysia 57.0
Maldives 61.9
Mali 31.6
Malta 46.8
Marshall Islands 62.9
Mauritania 27.5
Mauritius 56.8
Mexico 44.2
Moldova 60.5
Monaco 49.9
Mongolia 33.9
Montenegro 58.6
Morocco 31.0
Mozambique 36.8
Myanmar 48.6
Namibia 24.0
Nauru 71.2
Nepal 53.0
Netherlands 74.4
New Zealand 66.9
Nicaragua 49.9
Niger 25.1
Nigeria 47.5
North Korea 48.6
North Macedonia 55.1
Norway 81.5
Oman 26.1
Pakistan 30.1
Palau 62.7
Panama 61.2
Papua New Guinea 63.4
Paraguay 42.3
Peru 57.6
Philippines 53.6
Poland 71.1
Portugal 44.8
Qatar 23.0
Republic of the Congo 66.8
Romania 62.3
Russia 68.6
Rwanda 64.2
Saint Kitts and Nevis 33.6
Saint Lucia 54.3
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 37.4
Samoa 67.0
San Marino 57.4
Saudi Arabia 22.6
Senegal 33.7
Serbia 60.5
Seychelles 54.0
Sierra Leone 59.3
Singapore 58.5
Slovakia 67.1
Slovenia 61.6
Solomon Islands 61.9
Somalia 31.3
South Africa 25.5
South Korea 48.6
South Sudan 38.2
Spain 46.6
Sri Lanka 49.4
Sudan 21.4
Suriname 48.2
Sweden 78.2
Switzerland 68.5
Syria 31.0
São Tomé and Príncipe 83.5
Taiwan n/a
Tajikistan 47.2
Tanzania 40.6
Thailand 45.5
Togo 53.8
Tonga 66.5
Trinidad and Tobago 44.8
Tunisia 31.0
Turkey 39.8
Turkmenistan 39.2
Tuvalu 69.8
Uganda 45.7
Ukraine 64.4
United Arab Emirates 22.3
United Kingdom 78.4
United States 46.8
Uruguay 47.2
Uzbekistan 38.5
Vanuatu 54.3
Vatican City n/a
Venezuela 52.3
Vietnam 64.3
Yemen 33.2
Zambia 37.3
Zimbabwe 31.6
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Notes:
  • Countries do not include their overseas territories. For example, Puerto Rico is not included in the U.S.
  • France includes only the European part of France, not French Guinea or other overseas regions
  • There is no data for Taiwan or the Vatican
  • Data for Israel does not include the Palestinian Territories
  • Data for Morocco includes Western Sahara