Monday, August 31, 2020

Experimental Climate Monitoring and Prediction for the Maldives – August 2020


Monitored: During August, the whole country received normal rainfall for the season. During the last 365 days, Northern islands: Excess of 400 mm from 1300 mm cumulative precipitation average.

Central islands: Excess of 400 mm from 1700 mm cumulative precipitation average

Southern islands: Excess of 350 mm from 1800 mm cumulative precipitation average.

The sea surface temperature around the Maldives is 10 C above average. 

Predictions: IMD GFS model predicts up to 40 mm of rainfall in southern, central and northern islands on 29th August; up to 40 mm of rainfall in southern and northern island on 30th August; up to 40 mm of rainfall in northern islands on 31st August, up to 40 mm of rainfall in northern, central and southern islands during 1st -2nd September. 


Printable Text Summary Part 1 (PDF)

---------------------------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