Sunday, July 26, 2020

Experimental Climate Monitoring and Prediction for the Maldives – July 2020



Monitored:  During July, the northern islands received above-normal rainfall while the central and southern islands of Maldives received less. Over the 365 days, rainfall exceeded climatology by 45% in the Northern islands by 33%. 

The sea surface temperature around the Maldives was 1C above normal. 

Predictions: Between 27th July – 1st August, up to 70 mm rain is expected in the northern islands and no extreme rainfall for coming six days.

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---------------------------Inside this Issue------------------------

  1. Monthly Climatology
  2. Rainfall Monitoring
    1. Daily Satellite derived Rainfall Estimates
    2. Monthly Rainfall derived from Satellite Rainfall Estimate
    3. Monthly and Seasonal Monitoring
  3. Ocean Surface Monitoring
  4. Rainfall Predictions
    1. Weekly Predictions from NOAA/NCEP
    2. Seasonal Predictions from IRI