Climatology of precipitation and clouds over WEST_US

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

  • WEST_US has a mean elevation of 1092 meter and 2 % of the area is covered with water. Within WEST_US, total human population is about 34237624. The geographical distributions of human population and topograph are shown below:

  • Precipitation and cloud

  • In WEST_US, mean annual precipitation is 357.13 (mm/year). Mean volume fraction of high level (10-14 km) cloud is about 3.3%. Mean volume fraction of mid level (5-10 km) cloud is about 8.9%. Mean volume fraction of low level (1-5 km) cloud is about 5.4%. Click the links on the left to see the details of the precipitation and cloud systems.

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