Climatology of precipitation and clouds over Indian_Ocean_off_South_Africa
Indian Ocean off South Africa

General info
System properties
Seasonal variation
Diurnal variation
Vertical Structure
Extreme events
  • Topography and population

  • Indian_Ocean_off_South_Africa has a mean elevation of 1 meter and 98% of the area is covered with water. Within Indian_Ocean_off_South_Africa, total human population is about 2653190. The geographical distributions of human population and topograph are shown below:

  • Precipitation and cloud

  • In Indian_Ocean_off_South_Africa, mean annual precipitation is 744.9 3 (mm/year). Mean volume fraction of high level (10-14 km) cloud is about 2.8%. Mean volume fraction of mid level (5-10 km) cloud is about 7.4%. Mean volume fraction of low level (1-5 km) cloud is about 8.9%. Click the links on the left to see the details of the precipitation and cloud systems.

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