Thursday, February 28, 2013

Experimental Climate Monitoring and Prediction for Maldives – February 2013

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As expected the rainfall was low for January particularly in the Northern Islands. Dry months are to follow. The cumulative deficit for the 365 days from the average ending in mid-February is highest in the Northern Islands, while being in deficit to some extent in the Central Islands but about normal in the Southern Islands.  

Image: Observed rainfall in December (top) and January (bottom)