Weight of air: Cubic yard at sea level: over 2 pounds.
Weight of entire atmosphere: 5.1 million billion tons.
It takes about one million cloud droplets to provide enough water for one raindrop.
A cumulus cloud a km in every direction (a 1km cube) weighs over a million tonnes.
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