Climatology of precipitation and clouds over VENEZUELA

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

  • VENEZUELA has a mean elevation of 289 meter and 9 % of the area is covered with water. Within VENEZUELA, total human population is about 28520762. The geographical distributions of human population and topograph are shown below:

  • Precipitation and cloud

  • In VENEZUELA, mean annual precipitation is 1326.13 (mm/year). Mean volume fraction of high level (10-14 km) cloud is about 13.7%. Mean volume fraction of mid level (5-10 km) cloud is about 11.3%. Mean volume fraction of low level (1-5 km) cloud is about 12.7%. Click the links on the left to see the details of the precipitation and cloud systems.

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