Climatology of precipitation and clouds over SOUTH_IDIAN_OCEAN
SOUTH IDIAN OCEAN


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

  • SOUTH_IDIAN_OCEAN has a mean elevation of 0 meter and 99 % of the area is covered with water. Within SOUTH_IDIAN_OCEAN, total human population is about 2052421. The geographical distributions of human population and topograph are shown below:

  • Precipitation and cloud

  • In SOUTH_IDIAN_OCEAN, mean annual precipitation is 416.43 (mm/year). Mean volume fraction of high level (10-14 km) cloud is about 2.1%. Mean volume fraction of mid level (5-10 km) cloud is about 4.0%. Mean volume fraction of low level (1-5 km) cloud is about 9.8%. Click the links on the left to see the details of the precipitation and cloud systems.

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